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Contributed by: Brick Store Museum
Date: circa 1854
Media: Ink on paper; book
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Location: Fryeburg; Bridgton
Media: Ink on paper
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Owner in 1924: John J. Cunningham
Use: Store - Book Mart
Address: 5 Warwick Street, Portland, 1924
Owner in 1924: Emil E. Mayer
Use: Dwelling - Single family
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.
The Preble House, built in 1827 on a hilltop over Preble Cove on Great Cranberry Island, was the home to several generations of Hadlock, Preble, and Spurling family members -- and featured in several books.
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.