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Historical Items

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Item 80125

John Ingersoll deed to Peleg Wadsworth, Portland, 1784

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1874 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 18432

Barrell property, York, 1778

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1778-04-13 Location: York Media: ink on paper

Item 6894

Plan of the Kennebec Million Acres

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1823-10-17 Location: Kingfield; Moscow Media: Ink on paper

Tax Records

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Item 87420

N. Side Property Fourth Street, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Daniel T. O'Brien Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 87430

N. Side Property Fifth Street, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Phoebe Jordan Use: Garage

Item 87425

N. Side Property Fifth Street, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Benjamin C. Brett Estate Use: Summer Dwelling

Exhibits

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John Hancock's Relation to Maine

The president of the Continental Congress and the Declaration's most notable signatory, John Hancock, has ties to Maine through politics, and commercial businesses, substantial property, vacations, and family.

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A Snapshot of Portland, 1924: The Taxman Cometh

In 1924, with Portland was on the verge of profound changes, the Tax Assessors Office undertook a project to document every building in the city -- with photographs and detailed information that provide a unique view into Portland's architecture, neighborhoods, industries, and businesses.

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Settling along the Androscoggin and Kennebec

The Proprietors of the Township of Brunswick was a land company formed in 1714 and it set out to settle lands along the Androscoggin and Kennebec Rivers in Maine.

Site Pages

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Surry by the Bay - Phebe Fowler: A Woman of Property

Phebe Fowler: A Woman of Property Text by Steve Collier and Sandy Collier Images contributed by Susan Paquette through the Surry Historical Society…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Bryant-Rockefeller

David purchased the property during the 1950s when his father, John D. Rockefeller, began to dismantle his own property in Seal Harbor.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Unitarian Church, Presque Isle, 1895

The Masonic Temple purchased the property in the late 1930s, and the church was torn down in 1939. The Masonic Temple was built on the property and…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Decontie and Brown's venture in high fashion design
by Decontie and Brown

Penobscot haute couture designs from Bangor

Story

My life as a revolutionary knitter
by Katharine Cobey

Moving to Maine and confronting knitting stereotypes

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR