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Item 31077

Flood, Merchants Row, Hallowell, 1896

Contributed by: Hubbard Free Library

Date: 1896

Location: Hallowell

Media: photograph

Item 27913

Merchants' Row, Bath, ca. 1883

Contributed by: Maine Maritime Museum

Date: circa 1883

Location: Bath

Media: mounted sepia-toned photographic print

Item 4336

Merchant's worm tablets and gargling oil, Garland, ca.

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Location: Garland

Media: Ink on paper

Tax Records Showing 3 of 7 View All

Item 86697

Storage, Merchants Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: J B Brown

Use: Storage

Item 86713

Club, Merchants Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Yacht Club

Use: Club

Item 86704

300-306 Merchants Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Sebago Ice Company

Use: Storage of Ice

Exhibits Showing 3 of 40 View All

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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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Custom House, Portland, ca. 1910

Port of Portland's Custom House and Custom Collectors

The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage. The last presidential appointment was made in 1960, and the system abolished in in 1974.

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Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House, Westport Island, ca. 1858

Mural mystery in Westport Island's Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House

The Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House, a well-preserved Greek Revival house on Westport Island, has a mystery contained within--a panoramic narrative mural. The floor-to-ceiling mural contains eight painted panels that create a colorful coastal seascape which extends through the front hallway and up the stairwell. The name of the itinerant painter has been lost over time, can you help us solve the mystery of who he or she was?

Sites Showing 3 of 26 View All

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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My Maine Stories Showing 2 of 2 View All

Story

Being a woman Union member was a challenge in the paper mill

by Cindy Bennett


I worked in the paper mills and for the Union during the 1987 strike.

Story

I work as a Journeyman Mechanic/Millwright at Catalyst

by Linda Deane


Working on a paper machine and as a Millwright can be challenging as a woman and a Union Rep.