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Historical Items Showing 3 of 706 View All

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.

Site Pages Showing 3 of 273 View All

Site Page

Dirigo Writing Book, Farmington, 1887

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Dirigo Writing Book, Farmington, 1887

… Description The school composition book called the "Dirigo Writing Book for Common Schools" was published in Portland by Loring, Short…

Site Page

First balloon ascension, Bangor, 1857

John Martin: Expert Observer - Scrap & Sketch Book 2: 1864-1866

… 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…

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White's Graded School Series, Complete Arithmetic book, 1870

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - White's Graded School Series, Complete Arithmetic book, 1870

White's Graded School Series, Complete Arithmetic book, 1870 Contributed by Farmington Historical Society Description Complete Arithmetic…

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 6 View All

Story

My Africa Book and living in Portland

by Titi de Baccarat


My art is about being an immigrant in the US, my pain, fear, uncertainty, and hope for my future

Story

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.

Story

What Maine Means to Me

by Nicolette B. Meister


How a friendship created a lifelong love of Maine.