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Historical Items

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Item 34472

Veazie Bank Script, Bangor, 1862

Contributed by: Bangor Historical Society Date: 1862 Location: Bangor Media: Ink on paper

Item 27938

Lincoln Bank Check, Bath, 1853

Contributed by: Patten Free Library Date: 1853-03-29 Location: Bath Media: Ink on paper

Item 11577

William King Bank, Bath, ca. 1859

Contributed by: Patten Free Library Date: 1859 Location: Bath Media: Lithograph?

Tax Records

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Item 38582

479-481 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Savings Bank Use: Bank

Item 63622

246 Middle Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Maine Savings Bank Use: Bank

Item 38786

Assessor's Record, 536 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Frederick Dow Use: Bank

Exhibits

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Exhibit

George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.

Exhibit

Powering Pejepscot Paper Co.

In 1893, F.C. Whitehouse of Topsham, who owned paper mills in Topsham and Lisbon Falls, began construction of a third mill on the eastern banks of the Androscoggin River five miles north of Topsham. First, he had to build a dam to harness the river's power.

Exhibit

Biddeford, Saco and the Textile Industry

The largest textile factory in the country reached seven stories up on the banks of the Saco River in 1825, ushering in more than a century of making cloth in Biddeford and Saco. Along with the industry came larger populations and commercial, retail, social, and cultural growth.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Bath's Historic Downtown - Lincoln Block

… as the Lincoln Block in 1895, when the Lincoln Bank absorbed the Sagadahock Bank. The Lincoln Block building was designed by architect, Francis…

Site Page

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Samuel Peirson (1759-1852)

He was director of the Manufacturer’s Bank from 1826-1830. He also was secretary, treasurer and trustee, respectively, of Saco and Biddeford Savings…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Samuel Peirson (1759-1852)

He worked afterward in Salem, Massachusetts and in Portland, Maine and went on to pursue a career in banking in Saco and Biddeford.

My Maine Stories

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Story

Cleaning Fish or How Grandfather and Grandmother got by
by Randy Randall

Grandfather and Grandmother subsisted on the fish Grandfather caught, not always legally.