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Historical Items

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Item 6929

First Parish Church, Portland, ca. 1890

Contributed by: First Parish in Portland Date: circa 1890 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 7169

Columbarium and tablet, First Parish, Portland, Unitarian Universalist

Contributed by: First Parish in Portland Date: 1909-04-25 Location: Portland Media: Marble, photograph

Item 13280

John Carroll Perkins, Portland, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 38554

413-421 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Masonic Temple Building Use: Stores & Offices

Item 75738

Assessor's Record, 133-141 State Street (ex) and rear 143-147, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: St. Luke, Parish, Rectors, Wardens & Vestrymen Use: Church & parish house

Item 85945

194-218 Woodford Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Woodford Congregational Parish Use: Parish House

Exhibits

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George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.

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Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

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La Basilique Lewiston

Like many cities in France, Lewiston and Auburn's skylines are dominated by a cathedral-like structure, St. Peter and Paul Church. Now designated a basilica by the Vatican, it stands as a symbol of French Catholic contributions to the State of Maine.

Site Pages

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First Parish in Portland

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Third Parish Church, Bangor, 1865

Third Parish Church, Bangor, 1865 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description The south side and west end of…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Interior plans, Third Parish Church, Bangor, 1865

Interior plans, Third Parish Church, Bangor, 1865 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description The plans of…