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Item 8759

Title: Virginia Starbird, Waterford, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Waterford Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Location: Waterford

Media: black and white photograph

Item 98696

Title: Steamship 'Virginia,' Boothbay Harbor, 1934

Contributed by: Boothbay Region Historical Society

Date: 1934-06-30

Location: Boothbay Harbor; Bath; Southport

Media: Glass negative

Item 84433

Title: U.S.S. 'Cumberland' line, ca. 1860

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1860

Location: Hampton Roads; Portland

Media: Hemp

Tax Records Showing 3 of 6 View All

Item 58627

Address: 18 Inverness Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Virginia A. Wells

Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 85268

Address: Hamilton property, Hillside Road, Little Diamond Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Virginia C. Hamilton

Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 57647

Address: 149 Hartley Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Virginia F. Hagan

Use: Dwelling - Single family

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Exhibit

Rebecca N. Usher, Hollis, ca. 1885

Rebecca Usher: 'To Succor the Suffering Soldiers'

Rebecca Usher of Hollis was 41 and single when she joined the Union nursing service at the U.S. General Hospital at Chester, Pennsylvania. Her time there and later at City Point, Virginia, were defining experiences of her life.

Exhibit

Raleigh Gilbert, Popham Colony, ca. 1607

Popham Colony

George Popham and a group of fellow Englishmen arrived at the mouth of the Kennebec River, hoping to trade with Native Americans, find gold and other valuable minerals, and discover a Northwest passage. In 18 months, the fledgling colony was gone.

Exhibit

Students on porch, Farmington State Normal School, ca. 1928

We Used to be "Normal": A History of F.S.N.S.

Farmington's Normal School -- a teacher-training facility -- opened in 1863 and, over the decades, offered academic programs that included such unique features as domestic and child-care training, and extra-curricular activities from athletics to music and theater.

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Site

Sgt. Nelson W. Jones, 3rd Maine Infantry, ca. 1862

Maine and the Civil War

Maine's participation in the Civil War is legendary: heroes and heroines, a huge per capita participation rate, nurses, and homefront activities, as well as post-war remembrances. These pages pull together resources from Maine Memory Network and Maine History Online that explore and illuminate aspects of Maine and the Civil War.

Site

Bangor from the east bank of the Penobscot River, ca. 1905

Life on a Tidal River

An introduction to Bangor history as depicted by a broad-based group of city institutions and organizations. Partners included the middle-level William S. Cohen and James F. Doughty Schools, Bangor High School, Bangor Public Library, Bangor Museum and Center for History, and individual city historians. Topics covered include early railroads, natural disasters, the Brady Gang, the Civil War, and the 1940s.

Site

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.