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Item 7287

Title: Wesumbe deed, Nov. 28, 1668

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1668-11-28

Media: Ink on paper

Item 85185

Title: Samuel 'Squire' Tarbox, Westport, ca. 1850

Contributed by: Westport Island History Committee

Date: circa 1850

Location: Westport Island

Media: Daguerreotype

Item 27175

Title: John Paine House, Thomaston, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society

Date: circa 1950

Location: Thomaston

Media: Black and White Photograph

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Item 74290

Address: Assessor's Record, 64-66 Salem Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: National Traders Bank

Use: Land only

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Exhibit

'Death of Father Sebastian Rale,' 1856

Father Rasles, the Indians and the English

Father Sebastien Rasle, a French Jesuit, ran a mission for Indians at Norridgewock and, many English settlers believed, encouraged Indian resistance to English settlement. He was killed in a raid on the mission in 1724 that resulted in the remaining Indians fleeing for Canada.

Exhibit

Harbour of Casco Bay, Portland, 1720

The Life and Legacy of the George Tate Family

Captain George Tate, mast agent for the King of England from 1751 to the Revolutionary War, and his descendants helped shape the development of Portland (first known as Falmouth) through activities such as commerce, shipping, and real estate.

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Site

Bridge Under Construction at East New Portland November 29th, 1923

New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future

A multi-village history of this western Maine town as created by students and teachers from MSAD #74, the New Portland Community Library, and the New Portland Historical Society. Exhibits are divided into sections examining North New Portland Village, East New Portland Village, and West New Portland Village.

Site

Survey Chart, Islesboro, 1884

Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay

A history of one of Maine’s many populated islands. The site was created by a team consisting of representatives from Islesboro Historical Society, Islesboro Central School, and the Alice L. Pendleton Library. Early settlements, businesses and cottage industries, schools, water transportation, and summer resorts are the topics covered.

Site

David Webber letter to Cumberland Overseers of the Poor, 1830

Cumberland & North Yarmouth

A unique two-town history. Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland Historical Society, North Yarmouth Historical Society, Skyline Farm, and Greely Middle School partnered to tell the story of how Cumberland and North Yarmouth were originally part of the same community. Libraries, the Civil War, pauper laws, main streets, local industries, and Skyline Farm are some of the topics covered on the site.