Keywords: house moving
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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1892
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society
Date: circa 1906
Media: Print from Glasss Negative
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Owner in 1924: Warren K. Webber
Owner in 1924: Viola E. Anderson
The Preble House, built in 1827 on a hilltop over Preble Cove on Great Cranberry Island, was the home to several generations of Hadlock, Preble, and Spurling family members -- and featured in several books.
The Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House, a well-preserved Greek Revival house on Westport Island, has a mystery contained within--a panoramic narrative mural. The floor-to-ceiling mural contains eight painted panels that create a colorful coastal seascape which extends through the front hallway and up the stairwell. The name of the itinerant painter has been lost over time, can you help us solve the mystery of who he or she was?
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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Postscript: More Moving Buildings The Old House, Harbor Cottage, The Big Barn and the Old Ell were not the only structures in Asticou to move…
When William King died in 1852, his home was moved to Vine Street where it became a hotel. The primary purpose of the Customs House in 1858 was to…
Moving to Maine: There to Here X Other than shoes, there were a lot of things that my parents did not have, like an indoor toilet.
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by Katharine Cobey
Moving to Maine and confronting knitting stereotypes
by David Johansen
My relationship with Maine and how and why I make neon lights here.
by Phyllis A. Blackstone
A child's memory of potato harvest in the 1950s