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Item 13071

Title: Nobel-Cram family reunion, West Baldwin, 1932

Contributed by: Baldwin Historical Society

Date: 1932-09-11

Location: Baldwin

Media: Copy of Photograph

Item 16514

Title: Mary Moody and Family, Rumford, ca. 1885

Contributed by: Stanley Museum

Date: circa 1885

Location: Rumford

Media: Black & White Photograph

Item 18431

Title: Barrell family coat of arms, York, ca. 1790

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1790

Location: York

Media: Silk

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Item 46241

Address: 127-129 Danforth Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Home for Aged Men

Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 51743

Address: 130-134 Federal Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Board of Home Missions

Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 70159

Address: Dwelling, Pennell Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Home Building Association

Use: Dwelling - Single family

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Exhibit

Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Congress Street, Portland, ca. 1890

Home: The Longfellow House & the Emergence of Portland

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.

Exhibit

Thomaston Academy, Thomaston, ca. 1871

Away at School: Letters Home

Young men and women in the 19th century often went away from home -- sometimes for a few months, sometimes for longer periods -- to attend academies, seminaries, or schools run by individuals. While there, they wrote letters home, reporting on boarding arrangements and coursework undertaken, and inquired about the family at home.

Exhibit

Hannah Pierce, Baldwin, ca. 1860

Independence and Challenges: The Life of Hannah Pierce

Hannah Pierce (1788-1873) of West Baldwin, who remained single, was the educated daughter of a moderately wealthy landowner and businessman. She stayed at the family farm throughout her life, operating the farm and her various investments -- always in close touch with her siblings.

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Site

Nils and Karna Persson, New Sweden, ca. 1890

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870

A history of Maine's Swedish Colony in Aroostook County. Project partners include Caribou Public Library, Maine Swedish Colony, New Sweden School, New Sweden Historical Society, Nylander Museum, and Stockholm Historical Society. In addition to a substantive history of the Colony generally, exhibit topics cover specific family histories, Olof Nylander, mills and homes in Stockholm, hand tools, railroads, and more.