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Historical Items Showing 3 of 179 View All

Item 29370

Title: Pepperell Mills boarding houses, Biddeford, ca. 1875

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: circa 1875

Location: Biddeford

Media: Stereograph card

Item 29280

Title: Laconia Mills boarding houses, Biddeford, ca. 1895

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: circa 1895

Location: Biddeford

Media: Black and white photograph

Item 19424

Title: Cunningham Boarding House, Mount Desert, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Maine Granite Industry Historical Society

Date: circa 1905

Location: Mount Desert; Hall Quarry

Media: Photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 11 View All

Item 89999

Address: Pettengill property, Sunset Road, Cliff Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Elizabeth T. Pettengill

Use: Boarding House

Item 35356

Address: 650-744 Brighton Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Moses W. Lucas

Use: Boarding House

Item 96351

Address: 66 Veranda Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Florence E. Barker

Use: Boarding House

Exhibits Showing 3 of 42 View All

Exhibit

Preble House, Portland, ca. 1920

Portland Hotels

Since the establishment of the area's first licensed hotel in 1681, Portland has had a dramatic, grand and boisterous hotel tradition. The Portland hotel industry has in many ways reflected the growth and development of the city itself. As Portland grew with greater numbers of people moving through the city or calling it home, the hotel business expanded to fit the increasing demand.

Exhibit

Trustees' Office, Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, ca. 1915

In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.

Exhibit

Anne Longfellow drawing, ca. 1818

Drawing Together: Art of the Longfellows

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is best know as a poet, but he also was accomplished in drawing and music. He shared his love of drawing with most of his siblings. They all shared the frequent activity of drawing and painting with their children. The extended family included many professional as well as amateur artists, and several architects.

Sites Showing 3 of 36 View All

Site

Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Store, 1882

Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland

When Peleg Wadsworth built his house in 1785, what is now Congress Street in Portland was on the rural outskirts of the community known as Falmouth. The house passed on to other family members and Portland changed around what remained a family home until 1901, when it became a historic house museum.

Site

Dedication of monument to Blue Hill's founders, 1910

Blue Hill, Maine

The history of a small, but vibrant, Downeast village as told by an array of local institutions and organizations. Site contributors include Blue Hill Historical Society, Blue Hill Public Library, Blue Hill Consolidated School, George Stevens Academy, the Bay School, and the Jonathan Fisher House. Some of the topics covered include the arts, Jonathan Fisher, the Blue Hill Fair, Rusticators, the Civil War, education, and shipbuilding.

Site

Maternity, Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1895

Historic Hallowell

The history of the smallest city in Maine as created by a team consisting of the Hallowell Area Board of Trade, Hubbard Free Library, The Row House, Vaughan Homestead Foundation, Hallowell Firemen’s Association, and students from Hall-Dale Middle School. Topics covered include: natural disasters, the granite industry and other industries central to the development of the city, firefighters and police, Hallowell’s contribution to modern medicine, the Kennebec River, and more.