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Item 7248

Title: Raw cotton, Lewiston, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Lewiston Public Library

Date: circa 1900

Location: Lewiston

Media: phototransparency

Item 9763

Title: Springvale Cotton Mill, early 1890s

Contributed by: Sanford Historical Committee

Date: circa 1880

Location: Springvale

Media: Photograph

Item 99418

Title: Woodbury K. Dana with cotton harvester, Westbrook, ca. 1918

Contributed by: Westbrook Historical Society

Date: circa 1918

Location: Westbrook

Media: Photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 37 View All

Item 40490

Address: 12 Cotton Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Bridget Flaherty

Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 40505

Address: 34 Cotton Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William Corcoran

Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 40508

Address: 39 Cotton Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Margaret Kaler

Use: Dwelling - Two family

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Map of coastal Maine forts, 1723

The Devil and the Wilderness

Anglo-Americans in northern New England sometimes interpreted their own anxieties about the Wilderness, their faith, and their conflicts with Native Americans as signs that the Devil and his handmaidens, witches, were active in their midst.


Brig. Gen. George F. Shepley, ca. 1863

George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.