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Item 84816

The Preble House, Great Cranberry Island, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Acadia National Park

Date: circa 1935

Location: Cranberry Isles

Media: Photographic print

Item 82286

Preble House, Great Cranberry Island, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Great Cranberry Island Historical Society

Date: circa 1895

Location: Cranberry Isles

Media: Photographic print

Item 18042

Melvin Preble home, Bangor, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Bangor

Media: Photographic print

Tax Records Showing 3 of 61 View All

Item 70573

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

Owner in 1924: Preble Corporation

Use: Boiler House

Item 70564

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

Owner in 1924: Preble Corporation

Use: Theatre

Item 70641

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.

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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.

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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, Portland, ca. 1908

Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Wadsworth-Longfellow House, 1786-1960

A new fence was built in 1908 – the same year that Keith’s Theater opened in the Preble House hotel to the east of the house.

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Wadsworth-Longfellow house, Portland, ca. 1880

Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Wadsworth-Longfellow House, 1786-1960

The Morton Block and the Preble House stand on either side of the family home that the family called "the Old Original." At this time, Anne…

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - Streetscape, 1790-1930

house, was demolished in 1858 to make way for the Preble House hotel. The new four-story building had a Mansard roof, which originally included…