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Historical Items

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Item 98782

Gay Block Fire, Waldoboro, 1962

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department Date: 1962 Location: Waldoboro Media: Photographic print

Item 9557

Dyer St. potato house fire

Contributed by: Presque Isle Fire Department Date: 1960-12-14 Location: Presque Isle Media: Photoprint

Item 98785

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

Tax Records

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Item 74954

Fire Brick Storage, Thompsons Point, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: The Portland & Ogdensburg Railroad Use: Fire Brick Storage

Item 32811

83-85 Adams Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Catherine Reardon Style: Greek Revival Use: Dwelling & Store

Item 76249

32-34 South Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William J. O'Neil Use: Dwelling - Single Family & Store

Exhibits

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Waldoboro Fire Department's 175 Years

While the town of Waldoboro was chartered in 1773, it began organized fire protection in 1838 with a volunteer fire department and a hand pump fire engine, the Water Witch.

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Looking Out: Maine's Fire Towers

Maine, the most heavily forested state in the nation, had the first continuously operational fire lookout tower, beginning a system of fire prevention that lasted much of the twentieth century.

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The Kotzschmar Memorial Organ

A fire and two men whose lives were entwined for more than 50 years resulted in what is now considered to be "the Jewel of Portland" -- the Austin organ that was given to the city of Portland in 1912.

Site Pages

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Waldoboro Fire Department

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Presque Isle Fire Department

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Millinocket Fire Department

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My Maine Stories

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making light
by David Johansen

My relationship with Maine and how and why I make neon lights here.

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Serving in Vietnam with Richard Hershel Green
by Peter P. Joyce Jr.

Don't get close to the new guy

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We will remember
by Sam Kelley

My service in the Vietnam War