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Item 81081

Road Signs, Northeast Harbor, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Mount Desert Island Historical Society

Date: circa 1955

Location: Mount Desert

Media: Photographic print

Item 81079

Road Signs after re-painting, Northeast Harbor, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Mount Desert Island Historical Society

Date: circa 1955

Location: Mount Desert

Media: Photographic print

Item 74851

Electrical 'danger' sign, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Media: Enameled metal

Tax Records Showing 3 of 5 View All

Item 35597

876 Brighton Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Albert S Dresser

Use: Dwelling - Two Family and Store

Item 52733

104-110 Free Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Lucy A Libby

Use: Store

Item 35761

2-8 Brown Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Albert S Rines

Use: Stores & Offices

Exhibits Showing 3 of 70 View All

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Notice of Daniel Webster death, Portland, 1852

A Riot of Words: Ballads, Posters, Proclamations and Broadsides

Imagine a day 150 years ago. Looking down a side street, you see the buildings are covered with posters and signs.

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Map of coastal Maine forts, 1723

The Devil and the Wilderness

Anglo-Americans in northern New England sometimes interpreted their own anxieties about the Wilderness, their faith, and their conflicts with Native Americans as signs that the Devil and his handmaidens, witches, were active in their midst.

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Leaving the start gate at the Sugarloaf World Cup, 1971

World Alpine Ski Racing in Maine

Sugarloaf -- a small ski area by European standards -- entered ski racing history in 1971 by hosting an event that was part of the World Cup Alpine Ski Championships. The "Tall Timber Classic," as the event was known, had a decidedly Maine flavor.

Site Pages Showing 3 of 81 View All

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Welcome to Strong sign, Strong, ca. 1950

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Welcome to Strong sign, Strong, ca. 1950 Item 64113 infoStrong Historical Society This sign welcomed all to "Cross Bridge and…

Site Page

New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - Welcome to New Portland!

Welcome to New Portland! New Portland Town Sign X Welcome to New Portland! Here at our site, you can explore many different historical…

Site Page

Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Congress Street, Portland, ca. 1900

Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Wadsworth-Longfellow House, 1786-1960

… Congress Street mark this winter view of the Wadsworth-Longfellow house. The sign on the utility pole reads: "Positively Post No Bills."

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 4 View All

Story

I have thought about Vietnam almost every day for 48 years

by Ted Heselton


Working as a heavy equipment operator in Vietnam

Story

My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II

by Earlene Chadbourne


Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima

Story

Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES

by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne


Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII