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Historical Items (53)  |  Tax Records (8)  |  Exhibits (13)  |  Sites (3)  | 

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Item 84814

Title: William Pitt Preble, ca. 1850

Contributed by: Great Cranberry Island Historical Society

Date: circa 1850

Location: Cranberry Isles

Media: Dagurreotype

Item 82283

Title: 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

Item 84880

Title: William Pitt Preble, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Great Cranberry Island Historical Society

Date: circa 1870

Location: Cranberry Isles

Media: Tintype

Tax Records Showing 3 of 8 View All

Item 70581

Address: 57 Preble Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William L. Jones

Use: Store - Furniture

Item 70580

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

Owner in 1924: William L. Jones

Use: Shop - Saw Filing

Item 70582

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

Owner in 1924: William L. Jones

Use: Shop - Saw Filing

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Exhibit

Preble House, Great Cranberry Island, ca. 1895

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.

Exhibit

George Henry Preble, Portland, 1878

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.

Exhibit

Henry Thurston Clark trunk, ca. 1872

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.

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Site

Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Store, 1882

Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland

When Peleg Wadsworth built his house in 1785, what is now Congress Street in Portland was on the rural outskirts of the community known as Falmouth. The house passed on to other family members and Portland changed around what remained a family home until 1901, when it became a historic house museum.

Site

Oldest known photograph of Guilford, Covered Bridge, ca. 1850

Guilford, Maine

An extensive history of a small central Maine town as compiled by team members from Guilford Historical Society and Piscataquis Community Middle School, with input from Guilford Memorial Library, Guilford Economic Development Board, and the Guilford’s town office. Manufacturing, festive events, historic buildings, notable veterans, and education, are covered in depth.

Site

Maternity, Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1895

Historic Hallowell

The history of the smallest city in Maine as created by a team consisting of the Hallowell Area Board of Trade, Hubbard Free Library, The Row House, Vaughan Homestead Foundation, Hallowell Firemen’s Association, and students from Hall-Dale Middle School. Topics covered include: natural disasters, the granite industry and other industries central to the development of the city, firefighters and police, Hallowell’s contribution to modern medicine, the Kennebec River, and more.