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Item 12373

Title: Mary Lane McMillan, Rome, 1933

Contributed by: Hollingsworth Fine Arts

Date: 1933

Location: Rome; Belgrade Lakes

Media: Printed black and white photo in original brochure

Item 15633

Title: Harry Hayman Cochrane, Monmouth, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Monmouth Museum

Date: circa 1905

Location: Monmouth

Media: matted studio photograph

Item 7193

Title: Walter M. Brackett, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1880

Location: Unity; Boston

Media: Photograph

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Item 87883

Address: 212 York Street (rear), Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Flynn The Painter Incorporated

Use: Dwelling

Item 44885

Address: 83-85 Center Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: John F. Proctor Estate

Use: Dwelling - Single Family & Store

Item 87388

Address: Sterling property, S. Side Elizabeth Street, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Robinson E. Sterling

Use: Storage

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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

Anne Longfellow drawing, ca. 1818

Drawing Together: Art of the Longfellows

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is best know as a poet, but he also was accomplished in drawing and music. He shared his love of drawing with most of his siblings. They all shared the frequent activity of drawing and painting with their children. The extended family included many professional as well as amateur artists, and several architects.

Exhibit

Bakers and Confectioners trade banner, Portland, 1841

A Celebration of Skilled Artisans

The Maine Charitable Mechanic Association, an organization formed to promote and support skilled craftsmen, celebrated civic pride and members' trades with a parade through Portland on Oct. 8, 1841 at which they displayed 17 painted linen banners with graphic and textual representations of the artisans' skills.

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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

Harvesting grain, Skowhegan, ca. 1920

Skowhegan Community History

The history of a town bordered by the Kennebec and Sandy Rivers as depicted by students from Skowhegan Area Middle School working in close proximity with members of the Skowhegan Historical Society. Exhibits include the Skowhegan Island, farming, log drives, Benedict Arnold’s March, early settlement, Bloomfield Academy, Lakewood Theater, and the Abenakis.

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.