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Item 68913

Title: Scarborough landowners, ca. 1800

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1800

Location: Scarborough

Media: Ink on paper

Item 34148

Title: Black Point, Scarborough, ca. 1741

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum

Date: circa 1741

Location: Scarborough

Media: Paper on cardboard

Item 7582

Title: Kennebec Proprietor meeting notes, Boston, 1751

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1751-12-06

Location: Boston

Media: Ink on paper

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Item 37230

Address: 15-23 Commercial Street (ex.), Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Roman Catholic Bishop of Portland

Use: Club House

Item 37235

Address: 23-31 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William J Foley

Use: Office

Item 37275

Address: 69-77 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Randall & McAllister

Use: Storage

Exhibits Showing 3 of 9 View All

Exhibit

Draper's claim northeast of Bath, 1795

Colonial Cartography: The Plymouth Company Maps

The Plymouth Company (1749-1816) managed one of the very early land grants in Maine along the Kennebec River. The maps from the Plymouth Company's collection of records constitute some of the earliest cartographic works of colonial America.

Exhibit

Map of Maine, 1905

The Shape of Maine

The boundaries of Maine are the product of international conflict, economic competition, political fights, and contested development. The boundaries are expressions of human values; people determined the shape of Maine.

Exhibit

Hannah Pierce, Baldwin, ca. 1860

Independence and Challenges: The Life of Hannah Pierce

Hannah Pierce (1788-1873) of West Baldwin, who remained single, was the educated daughter of a moderately wealthy landowner and businessman. She stayed at the family farm throughout her life, operating the farm and her various investments -- always in close touch with her siblings.

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Site

Mono Aircraft Company, Presque Isle, 1935

Presque Isle: The Star City

The history of a northern Maine community as told by an array of local institutions and organizations. Site contributors include University of Maine at Presque Isle, Presque Isle Historical Society, Mark and Emily Turner Memorial Library, Presque Isle Middle School. Some of the topics include historic buildings, potato farming, transportation and the Aroostook Valley Railroad.

Site

Nils and Karna Persson, New Sweden, ca. 1890

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870

A history of Maine's Swedish Colony in Aroostook County. Project partners include Caribou Public Library, Maine Swedish Colony, New Sweden School, New Sweden Historical Society, Nylander Museum, and Stockholm Historical Society. In addition to a substantive history of the Colony generally, exhibit topics cover specific family histories, Olof Nylander, mills and homes in Stockholm, hand tools, railroads, and more.

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.