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Historical Items

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Item 76335

Hauling rough lumber, Stetson, 1909

Contributed by: An individual through Stetson Historical Society Date: 1909 Location: Stetson Media: Photographic print

Item 23728

Boys wrestling, North Sebago, 1921

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1921 Location: Sebago Media: Glass Negative

Item 6298

Blue-fishing

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Media: Etching

Tax Records

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Item 98959

1929-2013 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Riverton Realty Company Use: Amusement

Exhibits

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Presque Isle and the Civil War

Presque Isle had fewer than 1,000 residents in 1860, but it still felt the impact of the Civil War. About half of the town's men went off to war. Of those, a third died. The effects of the war were widespread in the small community.

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Cape Elizabeth Shipwrecks

The rocky coastline of Cape Elizabeth has sent many vessels to their watery graves.

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Taber Wagon

The Taber farm wagon was an innovative design that was popular on New England farms. It made lifting potato barrels onto a wagon easier and made more efficient use of the horse's work. These images glimpse the life work of its inventor, Silas W. Taber of Houlton, and the place of his invention in the farming community

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Ship Parts

… “technology” they had back then, it would have taken between seven to eleven years to be “water ready,” able to float and move in rough waters.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Cities of Smoke and Soot

Causing roughly $10 million dollars in damage by today's standards, the fire stopped just short of the Somesville Bridge and is one of the worst…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Division Street School, Bangor, 1865

… yellow curtains The wood shed & out house fence Rough boards no paint Resivoir scuttles cast iron set in granit square blocks." View additional…

My Maine Stories

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My father's world - the old farm in Richmond, Maine
by Donald C. Cunningham

A story about my father and our family.

Story

The only letter to survive World War II
by Cyrene Slegona

Only one of many letters my father sent to his wife remained after he came home from World War II.