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Item 18240

West Baldwin Church, ca. 1906

Contributed by: Baldwin Historical Society

Date: circa 1906

Location: Baldwin

Media: Photographic print

Item 100295

Free Will Baptist Society of Saco and Biddeford pew subscriptions, 1839

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1839-05-18

Location: Saco; Biddeford

Media: Ink on paper

Item 31812

Pew payment receipt, Biddeford, 1806, 1807, 1810

Contributed by: Biddeford Historical Society

Location: Biddeford

Media: Ink on paper

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Methodist Church, West Baldwin, ca. 1900

West Baldwin Methodist Church

The West Baldwin Methodist Church, founded in 1826, was one of three original churches in Baldwin. While its location has remained the same, the church has undergone numerous changes to serve the changing community.


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Harriett Beecher Stowe, ca. 1890

Writing Women

Published women authors with ties to Maine are too numerous to count. They have made their marks in all types of literature.


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W. R. Allan Residence, Dennysville, ca. 1910

Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

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The Old Church on the Hill, Thomaston

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox: The Old Church on the Hill

… all who chose to occupy them, and a tier of wall pews in the rear… The pulpit… was elevated according to the custom which prevailed in those times…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Presque Isle Congregational Church

… white building with a bell tower and forty-four pews. The total cost of the church was 4,750 dollars.

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Thomaston Academy and Congregational Meeting House, Thomaston, ca. 1855

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - The Thomaston Academy

… Benjamin and Judith Bussey in 1826, contained 78 pews valued at $4066. In 1847 the Thomaston Academy building was built to the east of the church.