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Historical Items Showing 3 of 82 View All

Item 29143

Title: Foundry Workers in Shop, 1897

Contributed by: Kennebunkport Historical Society

Date: circa 1897

Media: photograph

Item 9005

Title: Skowhegan Foundry and Machine Shop, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House

Date: circa 1900

Location: Skowhegan

Media: Black and White Photograph

Item 8073

Title: Foundry, Portland Co., ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1890

Location: Portland

Media: Photoprint

Tax Records Showing 3 of 25 View All

Item 37365

Address: Assessor's Record, Garage, Foundry Lane, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Trustees - Madeline B. Tomlinson et al

Use: Garage

Item 37359

Address: Assessor's Record, 3 Foundry Lane, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Clinton W. Davis Agent

Use: Garage

Item 59793

Address: 23-53 Kennebec Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Stove Foundry Company

Use: Foundry

Exhibits Showing 3 of 4 View All

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.

Exhibit

Henry Thurston Clark trunk, ca. 1872

Amazing! Maine Stories

These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.

Exhibit

Shepard Cary, Houlton, 1805-1866

Shepard Cary: Lumberman, Legislator, Leader and Legend

Shepard Cary (1805-1866) was one of the leading -- and wealthiest -- residents of early Aroostook County. He was a lumberman, merchant, mill operator, and legislator.

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Site

Front Street, From Post Office Square, Bath. ca. 1930

Bath's Historic Downtown

The history of downtown Bath as created by the students of Bath Middle School, with assistance from members of the Sagadahoc History & Genealogy Room at the Patten Free Library and Bath Historical Society. Seventeen exhibits examine various historic blocks in the downtown section of the city.

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

Harvesting grain, Skowhegan, ca. 1920

Skowhegan Community History

The history of a town bordered by the Kennebec and Sandy Rivers as depicted by students from Skowhegan Area Middle School working in close proximity with members of the Skowhegan Historical Society. Exhibits include the Skowhegan Island, farming, log drives, Benedict Arnold’s March, early settlement, Bloomfield Academy, Lakewood Theater, and the Abenakis.