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Item 4007

Title: Eastern Maine Insane Hospital, Bangor, 1896

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1896

Location: Bangor

Media: Architectural drawing

Item 27899

Title: Post Office & Custom House, Bath, ca. 1901

Contributed by: Patten Free Library

Date: circa 1901

Location: Bath

Media: Postcard

Item 10839

Title: Architectural drawing, Kineo cottage, 1901

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1901-04-30

Location: Kineo Twp.

Media: Architectural drawing, ink on paper

Exhibits Showing 3 of 10 View All

Exhibit

Page Terrace, Fairfield, ca. 1930

Good Will-Hinckley: Building a Landscape

The landscape at the Good Will-Hinckley campus in Fairfield was designed to help educate and influence the orphans and other needy children at the school and home.

Exhibit

Stone house with clipped gables, 974 Sawyer Street, South Portland, c. 1920s

Sylvan Site: A Model Development

Frederick Wheeler Hinckley, a Portland lawyer and politician, had grand visions of a 200-home development when he began the Sylvan Site in South Portland in 1917. The stock market crash in 1929 put a halt to his plans, but by then he had built 37, no two of which were alike.

Exhibit

10 Bodwell Street, Sanford, ca 1900

Farm-yard Frames

Throughout New England, barns attached to houses are fairly common. Why were the buildings connected? What did farmers or families gain by doing this? The phenomenon was captured in the words of a children's song, "Big house, little house, back house, barn," (Thomas C. Hubka Big House, Little House, Back House, Barn, the Connected Farm Buildings of New England, University Press of New England, 1984.)

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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.

Site

Tate House, Portland, ca. 1970

Greater Portland Landmarks

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Site

Men's cottage, Maine State Sanatorium, Hebron, ca. 1905

Maine Historic Preservation Commission

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