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Item 6059

The great ice storm of Jan. 28, 1886

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1886-01-28 Location: Portland Media: Albumen print

Item 6061

Ice storm damage, 1886

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1886-01-28 Location: Portland Media: Albumen print

Item 6062

Oxford Street, Portland, 1886

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1886-02-03 Location: Portland Media: Albumen print

Exhibits

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Most Inconvenient Storm

A Portland newspaper wrote about an ice storm of January 28, 1886 saying, "The city of Portland was visited yesterday by the most inconvenient storm of the season."

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The Arrival of Winter

The astronomical arrival of winter -- also known as the winter solstice -- marks the year's shortest day and the season of snow and cold. It usually arrives on December 21.

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Cape Elizabeth Shipwrecks

The rocky coastline of Cape Elizabeth has sent many vessels to their watery graves.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Ice Storm Comparisons

Recently Iowa had an ice storm, these storms were similar. The Hallowell ice storm resulted in more than an inch of ice coating everything in sight…

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Historic Hallowell - Ice Storm Works Cited Page

“Carbon Monoxide Kills Waterville Man In Home.” Storm Edition: Day 3, 11 Jan. 1998 “Ice Storm Cripples Parts of Northeast.” U.S.. The New York Times.

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Historic Hallowell - Ice Storm Day 1

Written by Clio Barr Ice Storm Extras The ice storm of 1998 was a natural disaster in Maine. It was a bad storm for everyone, it killed people and…

My Maine Stories

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Langdon Burton and the Cold, Wet Tourists
by Phil Tedrick

A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

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