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Item 18168

Sebago Post Office, 1925

Contributed by: Sebago Historical Society

Date: circa 1925

Location: Sebago

Media: Postcard

Item 13127

Houlton's Old Post Office, c. 1900

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1900

Location: Houlton

Media: glass plate negative

Item 18170

Sebago Post Office desk, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Sebago Historical Society

Date: circa 1915

Location: Sebago

Media: Wood

Tax Records Showing 3 of 291 View All

Item 86129

Office, Browns Wharf Office Building, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: F E Irwin Lumber Company

Use: Office

Item 86858

Office, Portland Pier, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Proprietors of Portland Pier

Use: Office

Item 36669

78-84 Center Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Heirs of Cornelius Connolly

Use: Office

Exhibits Showing 3 of 96 View All

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Civil War post office scroll, 1862-1864

Patriotism Shared

Post office clerks began collecting strong red, white, and blue string, rolling it onto a ball and passing it on to the next post office to express their support for the Union effort in the Civil War. Accompanying the ball was this paper scroll on which the clerks wrote messages and sometimes drew images.

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Lt. Charles Bridges request for coffins, Port Hudson, 1864

Lt. Charles Bridges: Getting Ahead in the Army

Sgt. Charles Bridges of Co. B of the 2nd Maine Infantry was close to the end of his two years' enlistment in early 1863 when he took advantage of an opportunity for advancement by seeking and getting a commission as an officer in the 3rd Regiment U.S. (Colored) Volunteers.

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473-477 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

A Snapshot of Portland, 1924: The Taxman Cometh

In 1924, with Portland was on the verge of profound changes, the Tax Assessors Office undertook a project to document every building in the city -- with photographs and detailed information that provide a unique view into Portland's architecture, neighborhoods, industries, and businesses.

Sites Showing 3 of 68 View All

Site

Oldest known photograph of Guilford, Covered Bridge, ca. 1850

Guilford, Maine

An extensive history of a small central Maine town as compiled by team members from Guilford Historical Society and Piscataquis Community Middle School, with input from Guilford Memorial Library, Guilford Economic Development Board, and the Guilford’s town office. Manufacturing, festive events, historic buildings, notable veterans, and education, are covered in depth.

Site

 Minot Center Grange ground breaking, 1886

Minot Historical Society

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site

Painting of Camden Harbor, 1933

Camden-Rockport Historical Society

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My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 13 View All

Story

August 12, 1967 was the most significant day of my life

by Bob Small


How the Vietnam war affected my life

Story

The centuries-long history of Passamaquoddy Veterans

by Donald Soctomah, Passamaquoddy Historic Preservation Office


Passamaquoddy Veterans Protecting the Homeland

Story

Learning to fly and instructing cadets at West Point during WWII

by Vera Cleaves


West Point during World War II