Keywords: brick building
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Contributed by: Montpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum
Date: circa 1794
Contributed by: Kennebunk Free Library
Date: circa 1870
Media: Cabinet photograph
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Owner in 1924: The Portland & Ogdensburg Railroad
Use: Fire Brick Storage
Owner in 1924: Lucas Brick Company
Use: Shed - Kilns & Brick Oven
Chassidic Jews who came to Portland from Eastern Europe formed a congregation in the late 19th century and, in 1917, built a synagogue -- Anshe Sfard -- on Cumberland Avenue in Portland. By the early 1960s, the congregation was largely gone. The building was demolished in 1983.
The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.
Like many cities in France, Lewiston and Auburn's skylines are dominated by a cathedral-like structure, St. Peter and Paul Church. Now designated a basilica by the Vatican, it stands as a symbol of French Catholic contributions to the State of Maine.
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A new three story brick building was erected in its place shortly after. It was rebuilt in the same design, except that the building’s rear was…
The building was built with bricks and had a slate roof. Slate was used a lot because of the slate quarry in Monson.