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Item 84816

Title: The Preble House, Great Cranberry Island, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Acadia National Park

Date: circa 1935

Location: Cranberry Isles

Media: Photograph

Item 82286

Title: Preble House, Great Cranberry Island, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Great Cranberry Island Historical Society

Date: circa 1895

Location: Cranberry Isles

Media: Photograph

Item 18042

Title: Melvin Preble home, Bangor, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Bangor

Media: Photograph

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Item 70573

Address: Assessor's Record, 28-34 Preble Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Preble Corporation

Use: Boiler House

Item 70564

Address: Assessor's Record, 22-34 Preble Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Preble Corporation

Use: Theatre

Item 70641

Address: 97 Preble Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Preble Fuel Company

Use: Office

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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.


Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Congress Street, Portland, ca. 1890

Home: The Longfellow House & the Emergence of Portland

The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.


Preble House, Portland, ca. 1920

Portland Hotels

Since the establishment of the area's first licensed hotel in 1681, Portland has had a dramatic, grand and boisterous hotel tradition. The Portland hotel industry has in many ways reflected the growth and development of the city itself. As Portland grew with greater numbers of people moving through the city or calling it home, the hotel business expanded to fit the increasing demand.

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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.


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.


Stuck snowplow in Stockholm, 1943

University of Maine at Presque Isle Library

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