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Item 20465

Home Clarion stove, Bangor, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Littleton; Bangor Media: cast iron, nickle

Item 10221

Wallpaper Fragment, ca. 1795

Contributed by: Montpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum Date: circa 1795 Location: Thomaston; Boston Media: paper

Item 10098

Henry Knox wardrobe, Thomaston, ca. 1790

Contributed by: Montpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum Date: 1790 Location: Thomaston Media: Mahogany primary, pine and cedar seconday woods


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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.


Home Ties: Sebago During the Civil War

Letters to and from Sebago soldiers who served in the Civil War show concern on both sides about farms and other issues at home as well as concern from the home front about soldiers' well-being.


A City Awakes: Arts and Artisans of Early 19th Century Portland

Portland's growth from 1786 to 1860 spawned a unique social and cultural environment and fostered artistic opportunity and creative expression in a broad range of the arts, which flowered with the increasing wealth and opportunity in the city.

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Historical Overview

… volunteered, were drafted, paid “commutation” or furnished a substitute for the Union. During the October 17, 1863 town meeting, residents voted to…

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

… suitable arrangement of canals and reservoirs furnishes the most reliable, consistent and cheapest kind of water power.” George Comstock…

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Tate House Museum

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