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Keywords: Preble, William

Historical Items

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Item 84814

William Pitt Preble, ca. 1850

Contributed by: Great Cranberry Island Historical Society Date: circa 1850 Location: Cranberry Isles Media: Daguerreotype

Item 82283

William Pitt Preble wallet, Great Cranberry Island, 1836

Contributed by: Great Cranberry Island Historical Society Date: 1836 Location: Cranberry Isles Media: Leather with ink inscription

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Item 84880

William Pitt Preble, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Great Cranberry Island Historical Society Date: circa 1870 Location: Cranberry Isles Media: Tintype

Tax Records

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Item 70581

57 Preble Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William L. Jones Use: Store - Furniture

Item 70580

Assessor's Record, 57 Preble Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William L. Jones Use: Shop - Saw Filing

Item 70582

Assessor's Record, 57 Preble Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William L. Jones Use: Shop - Saw Filing

Exhibits

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Great Cranberry Island's Preble House

The Preble House, built in 1827 on a hilltop over Preble Cove on Great Cranberry Island, was the home to several generations of Hadlock, Preble, and Spurling family members -- and featured in several books.

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Commander George Henry Preble

George Henry Preble of Portland, nephew of Edward Preble who was known as the father of the U.S. Navy, temporarily lost his command during the Civil War when he was charged with failing to stop a Confederate ship from getting through the Union blockade at Mobile.

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Amazing! Maine Stories

These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Seaport on the Kennebec

Good navigators produced good profits. Edward Preble Norton observed that in Hallowell at the time "Every boy who had arrived at the age of eighteen…

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Historic Hallowell - Hallowell History Bibliography

Norton, Edward Preble. Legends and Otherwise of Hallowell and Loudon Hill. Augusta, ME: Charles E. Nash & Son, 1923.

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Guilford, Maine - Historic Buildings - Page 2 of 2

… THE PREBLE FARM AND GRAY GABLE TEA HOUSE The Preble Farm on Water Street and Gray Gable Tea House, operated by Elsie Preble, are shown partially…