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Historical Items

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Item 20824

House moving, Portland, ca. 1892

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1892 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 22922

House Moving on Bridge Street, Springvale, ca. 1906

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1906 Location: Sanford Media: Print from Glasss Negative

Item 16789

Moving a Building, Springvale, ca 1906

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1906 Location: Springvale Media: Print from Glass Negatives

Tax Records

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Item 86525

61-63 Winslow Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Warren K. Webber Use: Dwelling

Item 86398

Anderson property, Beach Road, Cliff Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Viola E. Anderson Use: Barn

Item 36388

49 Pine Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Devisees of William T. Kilborn Style: Vernacular Victorian Use: Dwelling - Single family


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Great Cranberry Island's Preble House

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.


Mural mystery in Westport Island's Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House

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?


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.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Postscript: More Moving Buildings

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

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Customs House

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…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Moving to Maine: There to Here - Page 3 of 3

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.

My Maine Stories

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My life as a revolutionary knitter
by Katharine Cobey

Moving to Maine and confronting knitting stereotypes


Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life


making light
by David Johansen

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