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Item 20176

Title: St. Leon merchant ship, Castine, 1835

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1835

Location: Castine

Media: Photograph

Item 100301

Title: Letter from J.W. Jones to Robert Tate, West Indies, 1803

Contributed by: Tate House Museum

Date: 1803-03-09

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper

Item 20555

Title: Merchant ship from the Skolfield fleet, ca. 1860s

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society

Date: circa 1980

Location: Brunswick; Harpswell

Media: Photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 7 View All

Item 86697

Address: Storage, Merchants Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: J B Brown

Use: Storage

Item 86713

Address: Club, Merchants Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Yacht Club

Use: Club

Item 86704

Address: 300-306 Merchants Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Sebago Ice Company

Use: Storage of Ice

Exhibits Showing 3 of 35 View All

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.

Exhibit

King Tavern and Customs House, Bath, ca. 1910

William King

Maine's first governor, William King, was arguably the most influential figure in Maine's achieving statehood in 1820. Although he served just one year as the Governor of Maine, he was instrumental in establishing the new state's constitution and setting up its governmental infrastructure.

Exhibit

Raleigh Gilbert, Popham Colony, ca. 1607

Popham Colony

George Popham and a group of fellow Englishmen arrived at the mouth of the Kennebec River, hoping to trade with Native Americans, find gold and other valuable minerals, and discover a Northwest passage. In 18 months, the fledgling colony was gone.

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Site

Watch fob, Portland, ca. 1800

Tate House Museum

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Site

Front Street, From Post Office Square, Bath. ca. 1930

Bath's Historic Downtown

The history of downtown Bath as created by the students of Bath Middle School, with assistance from members of the Sagadahoc History & Genealogy Room at the Patten Free Library and Bath Historical Society. Seventeen exhibits examine various historic blocks in the downtown section of the city.

Site

Kennebunkport, ca. 1890

Brick Store Museum

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