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Item 10580

Title: Longman and Broderip Pianoforte, ca. 1790

Contributed by: Montpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum

Date: circa 1790

Location: Thomaston

Media: wood, ivory, metal

Item 17941

Title: Wooden Flute

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society

Date: circa 1890

Location: New Sweden

Media: wood with ivory and metal

Item 28625

Title: 1780 Solar Eclispe Instruments, Islesboro, 1980

Contributed by: Islesboro Historical Society

Date: 1980

Location: Islesboro

Media: Photograph

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City Hall Stage in 1912

Hermann Kotzschmar: Portland's Musical Genius

During the second half of the 19th century, "Hermann Kotzschmar" was a familiar household name in Portland. He spent 59 years in his adopted city as a teacher, choral conductor, concert artist, and church organist.


Otis Falls Pulp & Paper Mill, Livermore Falls, ca. 1896

Jay & Livermore Falls, Pioneers in Paper Making

Alvin Record and Hugh J. Chisholm were instrumental in building paper mills in Jay, Livermore, and Livermore Falls. The two industrialists helped make the towns prosperous.


Hermann Kotzschmar, Portland, ca. 1850

The Kotzschmar Memorial Organ

A fire and two men whose lives were entwined for more than 50 years resulted in what is now considered to be "the Jewel of Portland" -- the Austin organ that was given to the city of Portland in 1912.

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Portland Municipal Orchestra, season 1927-28

Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.