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Historical Items

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Item 12868

Katahdin from Chimney Pond, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1935 Media: Photographic print

Item 67654

Forest Paper Company Chimney Construction, Yarmouth, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Yarmouth Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Yarmouth Media: Photographic print

Item 31388

Chimney removal, Lincoln, 1930

Contributed by: Lincoln Historical Society Date: 1930-11-24 Location: Lincoln Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 42824

Assessor's Record, 303-309 Cumberland Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Universal Laundry Inc. Use: Chimney


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Sylvan Site: A Model Development

Frederick Wheeler Hinckley, a Portland lawyer and politician, had grand visions of a 200-home development when he began the Sylvan Site in South Portland in 1917. The stock market crash in 1929 put a halt to his plans, but by then he had built 37, no two of which were alike.


Yarmouth: Leader in Soda Pulp

Yarmouth's "Third Falls" provided the perfect location for papermaking -- and, soon, for producing soda pulp for making paper. At the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th, Yarmouth was an international leader in soda pulp production.


The Life and Legacy of the George Tate Family

Captain George Tate, mast agent for the King of England from 1751 to the Revolutionary War, and his descendants helped shape the development of Portland (first known as Falmouth) through activities such as commerce, shipping, and real estate.

Site Pages

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - Streetscape, 1790-1930

… by a parapet around the roof perimeter, single chimneys at each end, and chimneys along the back wall.

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Historic Hallowell - Basic Fire Fighting Technology

For example, when there was a chimney fire, the person would call the fire department, and they would blow the whistle one time.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - The Fales Edgarton House

… un-painted capes, surrounding a central chimney. It is fairly certain that David Fales, 2nd in 1786, built the house at 59 High Street, said to be…

My Maine Stories

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How Mon-Oncle France came to Les-√Čtats
by Michael Parent

How Mon-Oncle France came to the United States.


Apple Time - a visit to the ancestral farm
by Randy Randall

Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.