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Historical Items

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Item 78421

U.S Customs House, Portland

Contributed by: Greater Portland Landmarks Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 82072

Thomas F. McGillicuddy, Portland, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Irish Heritage Center Date: circa 1890 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 100270

Horatio Hight, Scarborough, ca. 1862

Contributed by: Maine State Archives Date: circa 1862 Location: Scarborough Media: Carte de visite

Exhibits

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Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

Exhibit

Bowdoin College Scientific Expedition to Labrador

"The Bowdoin Boys" -- some students and recent graduates -- traveled to Labrador in 1891 to collect artifacts, specimens, and to try to find Grand Falls, a waterfall deep in Labrador's interior.

Exhibit

This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War

For Mainers like many other people in both the North and the South, the Civil War, which lasted from 1861-1865, had a profound effect on their lives. Letters, artifacts, relics, and other items saved by participants at home and on the battlefield help illuminate the nature of the Civil War experience for Mainers.

Site Pages

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - ABOUT US

It uses the collection to educate people in the customs and habits of the past in the City and to preserve and perpetuate the memory of those who…

Site Page

Bath's Historic Downtown - Project Partners

18 http://www.patten.lib.me.us/history email: history@patten.lib.me.us Sagadahoc History Room Hours Bath Middle School Bath Middle School is a 6-8…

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Historic Hallowell - Ice Storm Day 2

CMP had to restore power to over 250,000 customers 3. 500 CMP operators taking calls made 1.5 million transactions 4.

My Maine Stories

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Story

A Lifelong Romance with Retail
by George A Smith

Maine's once plentiful small retail stores.