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Item 29301

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 102226

Directions for the funeral of Jabez Fox, Falmouth Neck, ca. 1755

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1755

Location: Portland; Falmouth

Media: Ink on Paper

Item 23778

Hannah Pierce letter about teaching, books, 1814

Contributed by: Pierce Family Collection through Maine Historical Society

Date: 1814

Location: Fryeburg; Bridgton

Media: Ink on paper

Tax Records Showing 3 of 19145 View All

Item 75761

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

Owner in 1924: John J. Cunningham

Use: Store - Book Mart

Item 86084

5 Warwick Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Emil E. Mayer

Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 31992

8 A Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Marial B. Soule

Style: victorian - double house

Use: Dwelling - Single family

Exhibits Showing 3 of 72 View All


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John Merrill and son, Edwin, 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.


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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.


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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 88 View All


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.


Rosemary Cottage, Eliot, ca. 1900

William Fogg Public Library

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Drawing of Artemus Ward

Waterford Historical Society

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My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 3 View All


My Vietnam service detailed in Life Magazine

by Henry B. Severance III

My company's service was documented by war photographer Catherine Leroy in Life Magazine.


What Maine Means to Me

by Nicolette B. Meister

How a friendship created a lifelong love of Maine.


Langdon Burton and the Cold, Wet Tourists

by Phil Tedrick

A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman