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Historical Items Showing 3 of 363 View All

Item 18168

Title: Sebago Post Office, 1925

Contributed by: Sebago Historical Society

Date: circa 1925

Location: Sebago

Media: Postcard

Item 18170

Title: Sebago Post Office desk, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Sebago Historical Society

Date: circa 1915

Location: Sebago

Media: Wood

Item 20236

Title: New Sweden Post Office, ca. 1938

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society

Date: circa 1938

Location: New Sweden

Media: Photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 7 View All

Item 88179

Address: Morse property, W. Side Island Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Retta Morse

Use: Dwelling & Post Office

Item 50794

Address: Assessor's Record, 65-79 Exchange Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: U.S. Government

Use: Post Office

Item 54895

Address: 736 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Lovina J.N. Sawyer

Use: Dwelling - Two Family & Post Office

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Preble House, Great Cranberry Island, ca. 1895

Great Cranberry Island's Preble House

The Preble House, built in 1827 on a hilltop over Preble Cove on Great Cranberry Island, was the home to several generations of Hadlock, Preble, and Spurling family members -- and featured in several books.