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Item 6190

Title: Rosemary Cottage, Eliot, c. 1880

Contributed by: Eliot Baha'i Archives

Location: Eliot

Media: Photograph

Item 5486

Title: Usher account of Lincoln visit, Virginia

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1870

Location: City Point; Hollis Center

Media: Paper

Item 17671

Title: Be Kind to Animals Week, Portland, 1927

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media

Date: 1927

Location: Portland

Media: Glass negative

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Item 37310

Address: 158 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: James H McDonald

Use: Store & Storage

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Exhibit

Grenville Sparrow, 17th Maine Volunteers, ca. 1863

Capt. Grenville F. Sparrow, 17th Maine

Grenville F. Sparrow of Portland was 25 when he answered Lincoln's call for more troops to fight the Confederates. He enlisted in Co. A of Maine's 17th Volunteer Infantry regiment. He fought in 30 battles between 1862 and the war's end in 1865.

Exhibit

Forest Paper Co. workers, Yarmouth, ca. 1890

Yarmouth: Leader in Soda Pulp

Yarmouth's "Third Falls" provided the perfect location for papermaking -- and, soon, for producing soda pulp for making paper. At the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th, Yarmouth was an international leader in soda pulp production.

Exhibit

Rebecca N. Usher, Hollis, ca. 1885

Rebecca Usher: 'To Succor the Suffering Soldiers'

Rebecca Usher of Hollis was 41 and single when she joined the Union nursing service at the U.S. General Hospital at Chester, Pennsylvania. Her time there and later at City Point, Virginia, were defining experiences of her life.

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Site

Tate House, Portland, ca. 1970

Greater Portland Landmarks

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Maine Folklife Center, University of Maine

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Public Library, Bar Harbor, ca. 1935

Jesup Memorial Library

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