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Historical Items Showing 3 of 39 View All

Item 98742

Title: Vines Monument, Biddeford Pool, 1916

Contributed by: Biddeford Historical Society

Date: circa 1916

Location: Biddeford

Media: Stone, photograph

Item 15249

Title: Threshing peas, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society

Date: circa 1955

Media: Photograph

Item 8811

Title: Herb catalog, United Society of Shakers, New Gloucester, 1864

Contributed by: United Society of Shakers

Date: 1864

Location: New Gloucester; New Gloucester

Media: Paper

Tax Records Showing 3 of 22 View All

Item 82195

Address: 18 Vine Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mary Shea - Heirs

Use: Shed

Item 82191

Address: 11 Vine Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Samuel J. Agger

Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 82199

Address: 23 Vine Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Margaret J. Walsh

Use: Dwelling - Two family

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Exhibit

Iron axe head, Auburn, ca. 1700

Indians, Furs, and Economics

When Europeans arrived in North America and disrupted traditional Native American patterns of life, they also offered other opportunities: trade goods for furs. The fur trade had mixed results for the Wabanaki.

Exhibit

473-477 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

A Snapshot of Portland, 1924: The Taxman Cometh

In 1924, with Portland was on the verge of profound changes, the Tax Assessors Office undertook a project to document every building in the city -- with photographs and detailed information that provide a unique view into Portland's architecture, neighborhoods, industries, and businesses.

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.

Sites Showing 3 of 3 View All

Site

Champlain's map of Saco Bay and the Saco River, 1605

Biddeford History & Heritage Project

Highlights of Biddeford history presented by McArthur Public Library, Biddeford Historical Society, and Biddeford High School’s Project ASPIRE class. The site explores shipbuilding, the Civil War homefront, women’s clubs, influential residents, and some of the city’s famous artists and inventors.

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.

Site

Welcome to Strong sign, Strong, ca. 1950

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village

The history of a small western Maine community north of Farmington as told by a team consisting of Strong Historical Society, Strong Elementary School, and Strong Public Library. Exhibit topics include Strong's prominence in the wood products industry (it was once the "Toothpick Capital of the World"), the "Bridge that Changed the Map," schools and educational history, clubs and organizations, "Fly Rod" Crosby, the first Maine guide, and a rich student section related to the Civil War and post-Civil War era in the town.