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Historical Items Showing 3 of 112 View All

Item 35828

Marshall Phillips letter about Cold Harbor, 1864

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1864

Media: Pencil on paper

Item 96825

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

Contributed by: Boothbay Region Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Location: Boothbay Harbor

Media: Photographic print

Item 54459

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

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1864

Location: Cold Harbor

Media: Ink on paper

Tax Records Showing 3 of 7 View All

Item 62128

11-15 Maple Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: New England Cold Storage Company

Use: Storage - Cold

Item 86278

10-12 Central Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Central Wharf Cold Storage Company

Use: Cold Storage

Item 86269

10A Central Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Central Wharf Cold Storage Company

Use: Office

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Mono Aircraft Company, Presque Isle, 1935

Presque Isle: The Star City - Moving to Maine: There to Here - Page 1 of 3

When they saw people playing and rolling around in the cold powder, my parents thought they were absolutely crazy.

Site Page

SEE NOTES Ladies Third Annual Banquet. Farmington, Maine. 1893. Menu.

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - SEE NOTES Ladies Third Annual Banquet. Farmington, Maine. 1893. Menu.

The cold February night was no deterrence for the gala as 130 persons attended. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory…

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Maternity, Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1895

Historic Hallowell - Ice Storm In Hallowell

Cold and me don’t mix so well. Enduring blistering winds and never-ending power outages. See what I mean? Tree branches are snapping, and ice is…

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 9 View All

Story

Langdon Burton and the Cold, Wet Tourists

by Phil Tedrick


A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman

Story

In the midst of the tragedy of war, there are humorous moments

by Roger Ek, Seawolf 25


Never leave beer with the PBRs

Story

Canadian immigrant founds worlds largest paper company in 1898

by Hugh J. Chisholm


Hugh J. Chisholm founded International Paper, which was the world's largest paper company in 1898.