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