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Item 35828

Title: Marshall Phillips letter about Cold Harbor, 1864

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1864-06-08

Media: Pencil on paper

Item 96825

Title: Boothbay Harbor's west side cold storage building, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Boothbay Region Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Location: Boothbay Harbor

Media: Photograph

Item 54459

Title: W.B. Adams from Cold Harbor, Va., 1864

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1864-06-07

Location: Cold Harbor

Media: Ink on paper

Tax Records Showing 3 of 7 View All

Item 62128

Address: 11-15 Maple Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: New England Cold Storage Company

Use: Storage - Cold

Item 86278

Address: 10-12 Central Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Central Wharf Cold Storage Company

Use: Cold Storage

Item 86269

Address: 10A Central Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Central Wharf Cold Storage Company

Use: Office

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Exhibit

Edith Knight Moulton, ca. 1900

The Arrival of Winter

The astronomical arrival of winter -- also known as the winter solstice -- marks the year's shortest day and the season of snow and cold. It usually arrives on December 21.

Exhibit

Samantha Smith, Manchester, 1983

Samantha Smith's Questions

Samantha Smith, a Manchester schoolgirl, gained international fame in 1983 by asking Soviet leader Yuri Andropov whether he intended to start a nuclear war and then visiting the Soviet Union to be reassured that no one there wanted war.

Exhibit

Reddy Kilowatt lapel pin, ca. 1955

Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.