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Historical Items (176)  |  Tax Records (35)  |  Exhibits (46)  |  Sites (27)  | 

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Item 6127

Title: Stonecutters, Deer Isle, c. 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Deer Isle

Media: Photograph

Item 31735

Title: King Street, Scarborough, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum

Date: circa 1915

Location: Scarborough

Media: Postcard

Item 1012

Title: 30th Maine Regiment, Drum Corps, 1865

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1865

Media: Black and white photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 35 View All

Item 82526

Address: Skillings property, Oaklawn Road, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Beardman T. Skillings

Style: Cottage

Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 89313

Address: Skillings property, S. Side Belvidere Road, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Henry T. Skillings

Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 89315

Address: Skillings property, S. Side Belvidere Road, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Henry T. Skillings

Use: Summer Dwelling

Exhibits Showing 3 of 46 View All

Exhibit

Bakers and Confectioners trade banner, Portland, 1841

A Celebration of Skilled Artisans

The Maine Charitable Mechanic Association, an organization formed to promote and support skilled craftsmen, celebrated civic pride and members' trades with a parade through Portland on Oct. 8, 1841 at which they displayed 17 painted linen banners with graphic and textual representations of the artisans' skills.

Exhibit

Immigrant workers, Hall Quarry, Mount Desert, 1905

Extracting Wealth

Maine's natural resources -- granite, limestone and slate in particular -- along with its excellent ports made it a leader in mining and production of the valuable building materials. Stone work also attracted numerous skilled immigrants.

Exhibit

Southern Cross commemorative print, ca. 1928

Harry Lyon: An Old Sea Dog Takes to the Air

Through a chance meeting, Harry Lyon of Paris Hill became the navigator on the 1928 flight of the Southern Cross, the first trans-Pacific flight. His skill as a navigator, despite his lack of experience, was a key factor on the flight's success.

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Site

Men studying, Portland, ca. 1940

The Cedars

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Site

Letter to Sarah Tarbox from her mother, 1838

Westport Island History Committee

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Site

Maine Central Institute

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