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Historical Items Showing 3 of 626 View All

Item 29301

Title: Book of Psalms and New Testament, Kennebunk, ca. 1854

Contributed by: Brick Store Museum

Date: circa 1854

Location: Kennebunk

Media: Ink on paper; book

Item 23778

Title: Hannah Pierce letter about teaching, books, 1814

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1814-06-28

Location: Fryeburg; Bridgton

Media: Ink on paper

Item 12537

Title: Rebecca Clarke (Sophie May), ca. 1880

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House

Date: circa 1880

Location: Norridgewock

Media: paper

Tax Records Showing 3 of 19139 View All

Item 75761

Address: Assessor's Record, 181-183 State Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: John J. Cunningham

Use: Store - Book Mart

Item 86084

Address: 5 Warwick Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Emil E. Mayer

Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 31992

Address: 8 A Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Marial B. Soule

Style: victorian - double house

Use: Dwelling - Single family

Exhibits Showing 3 of 64 View All

Exhibit

John Young Merrill and son, Edwin Kimball Merrill, Leeds, 1860

John Y. Merrill: Leeds Farmer, Entrepreneur, & More

John Y. Merrill of Leeds (1823-1898) made terse entries in diaries he kept for 11 years. His few words still provide a glimpse into the life of a mid 18th century farmer, who also made shoes, quarried stone, moved barns, made healing salves -- and was active in civic affairs.

Exhibit

Rosamond Weston Eddy bookplate, ca. 1925

Bookplates Honor Annie Louise Cary

A summer resident of Wayne collected more than 3,000 bookplates to honor Maine native and noted opera singer Annie Louise Cary and to support the Cary Memorial Library.

Exhibit

Shaylor's 'Compendium of Penmanship,' ca. 1900

Horace W. Shaylor: Portland Penman

Horace W. Shaylor, a native of Ohio, settled in Portland and turned his focus to handwriting, developing several unique books of handwriting instruction. He also was a talented artist.

Sites Showing 3 of 80 View All

Site

View of cars coming to Surry, 1917

Surry by the Bay

The Downeast community's history as presented by a broad-based team of representatives from Surry Elementary School and Surry Historical Society. Topics covered include the Surry Opera House and Surry Playhouse, the Surry Village School and education over time in the community, sawmills, and early property owner Phebe Fowler. Students scanned and transcribed a large number of the items digitized for the project.

Site

Rosemary Cottage, Eliot, ca. 1900

William Fogg Public Library

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Site

Drawing of Artemus Ward

Waterford Historical Society

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