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Contributed by: Brick Store Museum
Date: circa 1854
Media: Ink on paper; book
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1755
Location: Portland; Falmouth
Media: Ink on Paper
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Owner in 1924: John J. Cunningham
Use: Store - Book Mart
Owner in 1924: Emil E. Mayer
Use: Dwelling - Single family
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.
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.
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.
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… Description The school composition book called the "Dirigo Writing Book for Common Schools" was published in Portland by Loring, Short…
… Historical Society and Maine State Museum In the book he labeled "Scrap & Sketch Book," John Martin veered from the format he used in his Journal…
White's Graded School Series, Complete Arithmetic book, 1870 Contributed by Farmington Historical Society Description Complete Arithmetic…
My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 3 View All
by Henry B. Severance III
My company's service was documented by war photographer Catherine Leroy in Life Magazine.
by Nicolette B. Meister
How a friendship created a lifelong love of Maine.
by Phil Tedrick
A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman