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Item 15852

Title: Stores on Main Street, Sanford, Early 1900s

Contributed by: Sanford Historical Committee

Date: circa 1905

Location: Sanford

Media: Print from Glass Negative

Item 7873

Title: Benoit's clothing store, 1966

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1966

Media: Photoprint

Item 8734

Title: Stores at North Waterford

Contributed by: Waterford Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Location: N.Waterford

Media: Black and white post card

Tax Records Showing 3 of 1301 View All

Item 88122

Address: Novelty Store, W. Side Island Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Edgar E. Rounds

Use: Novelty Store

Item 86349

Address: Garage, Paint Shop, Store, Machine Shop, Custom House Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Proprietors of Custom House Wharf

Use: Garage, Paint Shop, Store, Machine Shop

Item 84529

Address: 10 Bates Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: John Wilkinson

Use: Store

Exhibits Showing 3 of 19 View All


Atherton's Furniture, Free Street, Portland, 1938

Atherton Furniture

LeBaron Atherton's furniture empire consisted of ten stores, four of which were in Maine. The photos are reminiscent of a different era in retailing.


Benedict Arnold

Liberty Threatened: Maine in 1775

At Lexington and Concord, on April 19, 1775, British troops attempted to destroy munitions stored by American colonists. The battles were the opening salvos of the American Revolution. Shortly, the conflict would erupt in Maine.


Civil Defense Week End poster, 1958

Civil Defense: Fear and Safety

In the 1950s and the 1960s, Maine's Civil Defense effort focused on preparedness for hurricanes, floods and other natural disasters and a more global concern, nuclear war. Civil Defense materials urged awareness, along with measures like storing food and other staple items and preparing underground or other shelters.

Sites Showing 3 of 7 View All


Kennebunkport, ca. 1890

Brick Store Museum

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.


Canvas tent, ca. 1940

L.L. Bean Corporate Archives

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.


Fales Edgarton House, Thomaston, ca. 1870

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea

The history of a town on the northern bank of the St. George River, as told by representatives from Thomaston Historical Society, Thomaston Public Library, Montpelier: the General Henry Knox Museum, and students from Georges Valley High School. Architecture, General Knox, the Civil War, the Great Depression, and the state prison are some of the topics covered.