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Historical Items Showing 3 of 62 View All

Item 92243

Title: Schooners at West Boothbay Harbor ice wharf, 1907

Contributed by: Boothbay Region Historical Society

Date: 1907-02-22

Location: West Boothbay Harbor

Media: Photograph

Item 35844

Title: Marshall Phillips on West Point battle, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1862-05-10

Media: Pencil on paper

Item 27030

Title: Hewes Point Road, Islesboro, 1909

Contributed by: Islesboro Historical Society

Date: 1909

Location: Islesboro

Media: Reprinted Photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 9 View All

Item 87047

Address: Kinton property, West Point, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Fred E. Kinton

Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 87050

Address: Griffin property, West Point, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Annie J. Griffin

Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 87049

Address: Burns property, West Point, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Ellen A. Burns

Use: Summer Dwelling

Exhibits Showing 3 of 26 View All

Exhibit

Draper's claim northeast of Bath, 1795

Colonial Cartography: The Plymouth Company Maps

The Plymouth Company (1749-1816) managed one of the very early land grants in Maine along the Kennebec River. The maps from the Plymouth Company's collection of records constitute some of the earliest cartographic works of colonial America.

Exhibit

Holstein and Ayrshire bulls, Caribou Fair, ca 1922

Fair Season: Crops, Livestock, and Entertainment

Agricultural fairs, intended to promote new techniques and better farming methods, have been held since the early 19th century. Before long, entertainments were added to the educational focus of the early fairs.

Exhibit

George Washington at Monmouth

A Soldier's Declaration of Independence

William Bayley of Falmouth (Portland) was a soldier in the Continental Army, seeing service at Ticonderoga, Valley Forge, Monmouth Court House, and Saratoga, among other locations. His letters home to his mother reveal much about the economic hardships experienced by both soldiers and those at home.

Sites Showing 3 of 25 View All

Site

Bobby Gray at icicle-covered cliffs below lighthouse

West Quoddy Head Light Keepers Association

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

Site

Ox Cart at N.W. Marston's Store, South Lubec, ca. 1880

Lubec, Maine

A history of the easternmost town in Maine as created by the Lubec Historical Society, Lubec Consolidated School, Lubec Landmarks, and Lubec Memorial Library. Exhibits include the sardine and herring industries, the Sardine Queen, the West Quoddy Head Lighthouse, the 1911 Centennial Celebration, the S. S. Cumberland Steamer, the gold hoax, an important community quilt, a tragic boating accident, and the blizzard of 1934, among others.

Site

Bridge Under Construction at East New Portland November 29th, 1923

New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future

A multi-village history of this western Maine town as created by students and teachers from MSAD #74, the New Portland Community Library, and the New Portland Historical Society. Exhibits are divided into sections examining North New Portland Village, East New Portland Village, and West New Portland Village.