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Historical Items Showing 3 of 125 View All

Item 12303

Title: Kitchen Scale

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society

Date: circa 1890

Location: Brunswick

Media: steel, paint

Item 11940

Title: Laboratory scale

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum

Date: circa 1920

Location: Chicago; Littleton

Media: metal

Item 80368

Title: Miniature scale, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Friendship Museum

Date: circa 1900

Location: Friendship

Media: metal

Tax Records Showing 3 of 3 View All

Item 86736

Address: Office Scale House, Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Union Wharf Proprietors

Use: Office Scale House

Item 37441

Address: 550-566 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Terminal Co.

Use: Track Scales

Item 86887

Address: 72-84 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Randall and McAllister

Use: Office abd Scale House

Exhibits Showing 3 of 22 View All


Dee's Ice Cream Pint, Brunswick, ca. 1950

How Sweet It Is

Desserts have always been a special treat. For centuries, Mainers have enjoyed something sweet as a nice conclusion to a meal or celebrate a special occasion. But many things have changed over the years: how cooks learn to make desserts, what foods and tools were available, what was important to people.


Spinning room, Haskell Silk Company, Westbrook, 1907

Silk Manufacturing in Westbrook

Cultivation of silkworms and manufacture of silk thread was touted as a new agricultural boon for Maine in the early 19th century. However, only small-scale silk production followed. In 1874, the Haskell Silk Co. of Westbrook changed that, importing raw silk, and producing silk machine twist threat, then fabrics, until its demise in 1930.


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.

Sites Showing 3 of 21 View All


Toy Band, Lubec, ca. 1900

Lubec Historical Society

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.


Railraod Sectionmen Spreading Ballast, Littleton, 1956

Oakfield Historical Society

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Oldest known photograph of Guilford, Covered Bridge, ca. 1850

Guilford, Maine

An extensive history of a small central Maine town as compiled by team members from Guilford Historical Society and Piscataquis Community Middle School, with input from Guilford Memorial Library, Guilford Economic Development Board, and the Guilford’s town office. Manufacturing, festive events, historic buildings, notable veterans, and education, are covered in depth.