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Item 31960

Title: Flood, Water Street, Hallowell, 1936

Contributed by: Hubbard Free Library

Date: 1936

Location: Hallowell

Media: Photograph

Item 20480

Title: Flood Scene, Brunswick, 1936

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society

Date: 1936

Location: Brunswick

Media: Postcard

Item 20493

Title: Mill Street damage during the 1987 flood

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society

Date: 1987-04-02

Location: Topsham

Media: Photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 9 View All

Item 58651

Address: Assessor's Record, 46 Irving Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Dora E. Flood

Use: Stable

Item 58650

Address: 46 Irving Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Dora E. Flood

Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 71563

Address: 49-51 Quebec Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Alger S. Flood

Use: Dwelling - Two family

Exhibits Showing 3 of 14 View All

Exhibit

Flood in Mechanic Falls, ca. 1896

High Water

Melting snow, ice, warmer temperatures, and rain sometimes bring floods to Maine's many rivers and streams. Floods are most frequent in the spring, but can occur at any season.

Exhibit

Brunswick-Topsham pedestrian bridge, ca. 1920

The Swinging Bridge: Walking Across the Androscoggin

Built in 1892 to entice workers at the Cabot Manufacturing Corporation in Brunswick to move to newly built housing in Topsham, the Androscoggin Pedestrian "Swinging" Bridge or Le Petit Pont quickly became important to many people traveling between the two communities.

Exhibit

Northport Hotel, ca. 1900

Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

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Site

Maternity, Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1895

Historic Hallowell

The history of the smallest city in Maine as created by a team consisting of the Hallowell Area Board of Trade, Hubbard Free Library, The Row House, Vaughan Homestead Foundation, Hallowell Firemen’s Association, and students from Hall-Dale Middle School. Topics covered include: natural disasters, the granite industry and other industries central to the development of the city, firefighters and police, Hallowell’s contribution to modern medicine, the Kennebec River, and more.

Site

Bangor from the east bank of the Penobscot River, ca. 1905

Life on a Tidal River

An introduction to Bangor history as depicted by a broad-based group of city institutions and organizations. Partners included the middle-level William S. Cohen and James F. Doughty Schools, Bangor High School, Bangor Public Library, Bangor Museum and Center for History, and individual city historians. Topics covered include early railroads, natural disasters, the Brady Gang, the Civil War, and the 1940s.

Site

View of cars coming to Surry, 1917

Surry by the Bay

The Downeast community's history as presented by a broad-based team of representatives from Surry Elementary School and Surry Historical Society. Topics covered include the Surry Opera House and Surry Playhouse, the Surry Village School and education over time in the community, sawmills, and early property owner Phebe Fowler. Students scanned and transcribed a large number of the items digitized for the project.