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Item 82366

Title: Town report, Berwick, 1860

Contributed by: Berwick Historical Society

Date: 1860

Location: Berwick

Media: Ink on paper

Item 12349

Title: Topsham Town Hall, 1954

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society

Date: 1954

Location: Topsham

Media: Photograph, print

Item 33783

Title: Guilford Town Hall, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Guilford Historical Society

Date: circa 1880

Location: Guilford

Media: Photograph

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Exhibit

Cut in Williams Quarry, Rockland, ca. 1875

Promoting Rockland Through a Stereopticon, 1875

Frank Crockett and photographer J.P. Armbrust took stereo views of Rockland's downtown, industry, and notable homes in the 1870s as a way to promote tourism to the town.

Exhibit

Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Congress Street, Portland, ca. 1890

Home: The Longfellow House & the Emergence of Portland

The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.

Exhibit

Civil Defense Week End poster, 1958

Civil Defense: Fear and Safety

In the 1950s and the 1960s, Maine's Civil Defense effort focused on preparedness for hurricanes, floods and other natural disasters and a more global concern, nuclear war. Civil Defense materials urged awareness, along with measures like storing food and other staple items and preparing underground or other shelters.

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Site

Portland Water District Douglass Street Facility, Portland, ca. 1928

Portland Water District

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Site

Bar Harbor Fire Department Fire Locator

Bar Harbor Fire Department

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Site

Mack Ladder city service truck, Presque Isle, ca. 1931

Presque Isle Fire Department

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