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Item 23496

Title: Pressed flowers, leaves and moth, 1831

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1831

Location: Gorham

Media: Plants, paper

Item 100769

Title: John Martin homestead, Bangor, ca. 1864

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum

Date: 1864

Location: Bangor

Media: Watercolor and ink on paper

Item 12248

Title: Bath Iron Works fabrication plant, Brunswick

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society

Date: circa 1955

Location: Brunswick

Media: Photograph, print

Tax Records Showing 3 of 33 View All

Item 86268

Address: Power Plant, Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Central Wharf Proprietors

Use: Power Plant

Item 88127

Address: Power Plant, Island Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Charles Brown

Use: Power Plant

Item 86344

Address: Ice Cream Plant, Custom House Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Proprietors of Custom House Wharf

Use: Ice Cream Plant

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Maine Yankee, Wiscasset, 1987

Nuclear Energy for Maine?

Maine Yankee Nuclear Power Plant in Wiscasset generated electricity from 1972 until 1996. Activists concerned about the plant's safety led three unsuccessful referendum campaigns in the 1980s to shut it down.


Fish Cannery, Brooklin

Early Fish Canneries in Brooklin

By the 1900s, numerous fish canneries began operating in Center Harbor, located within the Brooklin community. For over thirty years, these plants were an important factor in the community.


CCC crew and trucks, Alfred, ca. 1933

Putting Men to Work, Saving Trees

While many Mainers were averse to accepting federal relief money during the Great Depression of the 1930s, young men eagerly joined the Civilian Conservation Corps, one of President Franklin Roosevelt's most popular programs. The Maine Forest Service supervised the work of many of the camps.

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Children's Gate, Longfellow Garden, Portland, ca. 1930

Longfellow Garden Club

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John Martin in Spanish cloak, Bangor, 1846

John Martin: Expert Observer

John Martin (1823-1904) of Bangor began in 1864 looking back at his life, family, business and recreational experiences and recording those events and thoughts -- with narrative and illustrations -- for his children. Martin called himself an "expert accountant," but he was interested in architecture, dance, fashion, gardening, politics, business, religion, and the world around him.


Green Mountain Tea House, ca. 1880

Acadia National Park

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