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Historical Items (1085)  |  Tax Records (0)  |  Exhibits (18)  |  Sites (3)  | 

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Item 17278

Title: Bedroom where Lillian Nordica, famous opera singer, was born

Contributed by: Nordica Memorial Association

Location: Farmington

Media: Photograph

Item 13295

Title: Silhouettes of the Famous Class of 1825, Bowdoin College

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1902

Location: Brunswick; Brunswick

Media: Ink on paper

Item 8148

Title: Williams Block, Skowhegan, ca. 1850

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House

Date: circa 1850

Location: Skowhegan

Media: Photograph

Exhibits Showing 3 of 18 View All

Exhibit

Waldo-Hancock Bridge Dedication, June 9, 1932

The Waldo-Hancock Bridge

The Waldo-Hancock Bridge is in the process of being dismantled after over 70 years of service. The Maine State Archives has a number of records related to the history of this famous bridge that are presented in this exhibition.

Exhibit

Shaylor's 'Compendium of Penmanship,' ca. 1900

Horace W. Shaylor: Portland Penman

Horace W. Shaylor, a native of Ohio, settled in Portland and turned his focus to handwriting, developing several unique books of handwriting instruction. He also was a talented artist.

Exhibit

John Poor, Portland, ca. 1860

J.A. Poor and the Portland-Montreal Connection

John A. Poor's determination in 1845 to bring rail service to Maine and to make Portland the winter port for Montreal, along with the steel foundry he started to build locomotives and many other products, helped boost the economy of Portland the state.

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Site

Longfellow National Historic Site, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Longfellow National Historic Site

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site

Champlain's map of Saco Bay and the Saco River, 1605

Biddeford History & Heritage Project

Highlights of Biddeford history presented by McArthur Public Library, Biddeford Historical Society, and Biddeford High School’s Project ASPIRE class. The site explores shipbuilding, the Civil War homefront, women’s clubs, influential residents, and some of the city’s famous artists and inventors.

Site

Marsh Staddle, Scarborough, ca. 1900

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag

The history of a 350+-year-old city south of Portland, the Scarborough site was constructed by representatives from Scarborough Historical Society, Scarborough Middle School, and Scarborough Public Library. Exhibits include the marsh, transportation and roads, shipyards and shipwrecks, clamming and lobstering, famous residents, and education.