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Item 82366

Town report, Berwick, 1860

Contributed by: Berwick Historical Society

Date: 1860

Location: Berwick

Media: Ink on paper

Item 12349

Topsham Town Hall, 1954

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society

Date: 1954

Location: Topsham

Media: Photograph, print

Item 33783

Guilford Town Hall, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Guilford Historical Society

Date: circa 1880

Location: Guilford

Media: Photographic print

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Water Witch, Waldoboro, ca. 1838

Waldoboro Fire Department's 175 Years

While the town of Waldoboro was chartered in 1773, it began organized fire protection in 1838 with a volunteer fire department and a hand pump fire engine, the Water Witch.


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Custom House, Portland, ca. 1910

Port of Portland's Custom House and Collectors of Customs

The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage.


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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.

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John Martin in Spanish cloak, Bangor, 1846

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Center Street, Bath, ca. 1925

Bath's Historic Downtown - Old Town Hall and Grant Building

Old Town Hall and Grant Building Text by Jocelyn Bernier, Savannah Rice, Shawn Russell, and Cody Seekins 7th grade students at Bath Middle School…

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Hampden Town House, 1849

John Martin: Expert Observer - Hampden Town House, 1849

Hampden Town House, 1849 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description John Martin of Bangor drew and…

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I have thought about Vietnam almost every day for 48 years

by Ted Heselton

Working as a heavy equipment operator in Vietnam