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Item 21560

Title: Bow, Liberty Ship, South Portland, 1943

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1943-03-23

Location: South Portland

Media: Photograph

Item 81355

Title: Brig under construction, Somes Cove, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Mount Desert Island Historical Society

Date: circa 1905

Location: Mount Desert Island

Media: Photograph

Item 11658

Title: Illustration, The Building of the Ship, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1880

Media: Ink on paper

Tax Records Showing 3 of 17 View All

Item 86130

Address: Storage, Browns Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Ship Ceiling

Use: Storage

Item 86872

Address: Storage for Ship Supplies and Coal, Portland Pier, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Proprietors of Portland Pier

Use: Storage for Ship Supplies and Coal

Item 37298

Address: 128-130 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Marcia W. Rackleff et als

Use: Store Building

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Exhibit

Instructors building, Little Chebeague Island, 1947

Navy Firefighting School, Little Chebeague Island

Little Chebeague Island in Casco Bay was home to recreational facilities and a firefighting school for WWII sailors. The school was part of a Navy effort to have non-firefighting personnel knowledgeable in dealing with shipboard fires.

Exhibit

John Poor, Portland, ca. 1860

J.A. Poor and the Portland-Montreal Connection

John A. Poor's determination in 1845 to bring rail service to Maine and to make Portland the winter port for Montreal, along with the steel foundry he started to build locomotives and many other products, helped boost the economy of Portland the state.

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Site

Four men line fishing from a dory, Swan's Island, ca. 1910

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary

A look back at island life in Maine as captured by a team consisting of Swan's Island Educational Society representatives, which encompasses the community's library and historical society, a class from the Swan's Island School, and an Island Fellow from the Island Institute. Exhibit topics examine islanders at work and play, Baird's Quarry, old buildings, and the changing role of women on the island.

Site

Survey Chart, Islesboro, 1884

Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay

A history of one of Maine’s many populated islands. The site was created by a team consisting of representatives from Islesboro Historical Society, Islesboro Central School, and the Alice L. Pendleton Library. Early settlements, businesses and cottage industries, schools, water transportation, and summer resorts are the topics covered.

Site

Front Street, From Post Office Square, Bath. ca. 1930

Bath's Historic Downtown

The history of downtown Bath as created by the students of Bath Middle School, with assistance from members of the Sagadahoc History & Genealogy Room at the Patten Free Library and Bath Historical Society. Seventeen exhibits examine various historic blocks in the downtown section of the city.