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Item 13758

F.H. Greely, Union Wharf

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Location: Portland

Media: Postcard

Item 13760

Randall and McAllister Coal Company building, Portland

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1950

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Item 13052

Union Wharf, Portland, 1962

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1962

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Tax Records Showing 3 of 46 View All

Item 86731

Storage, Union Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Union Wharf Proprietors

Use: Storage

Item 93800

Storage, Union Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Proprietors Union Wharf

Use: Storage

Item 86709

Wharfingers Tool House, Union Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Union Wharf Proprietors

Use: Wharfingers Tool House

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Pulp pile, St. Croix Paper Co., Woodland, ca. 1910

Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper. 

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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.

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Rockefeller Drive, Mt. Desert Island, ca. 1935

Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VI. The deluge of industrial expansion & immigration (1865-1900) - Page 1 of 2

… own wharf along the Saco River, known as Quarry Wharf or Andrews Wharf. From "Romance of Pepperell" (1921) X The textile manufacture industry…

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Susie Knight, Sardine Queen Ball, Lubec, 1949

Lubec, Maine - Susie Calder: Lubec's Sardine Queen

First we had to go down to the wharf and have our pictures taken. That was just before the ball. Of course, it was all strange to me, but I enjoyed…

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'Melissa Trask,' 1884

Surry by the Bay - Nineteenth Century

A steamboat even docked at Steamboat Wharf on Contention Cove. Started in 1839, the village shipyard was located at the present day town landing.