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Item 98798

Title: Waldoboro Fire Department Helmet

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department

Date: circa 1950

Location: Waldoboro

Media: metal

Item 98785

Title: Red Comet fire extinguisher grenade with wall mount holder, Waldoboro, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department

Date: circa 1900

Location: Waldoboro

Media: glass, metal, chemicals

Item 98768

Title: Gay Block Fire of 1962, Waldoboro

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department

Date: 1962-02-22

Location: Waldoboro

Media: Photograph

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Instructors building, Little Chebeague Island, 1947

Navy Firefighting School, Little Chebeague Island

Little Chebeague Island in Casco Bay was home to recreational facilities and a firefighting school for WWII sailors. The school was part of a Navy effort to have non-firefighting personnel knowledgeable in dealing with shipboard fires.


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.

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Pioneer Hose Company, Millinocket Fire Department, Engine #2

Millinocket Fire Department

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


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.