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Item 10998

Title: Waterfront, Portland, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1890

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Item 36783

Title: Waterfront, Lubec, ca. 1925

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: circa 1925

Location: Lubec

Media: Photographic postcard

Item 43300

Title: Train station and waterfront, Bangor flood, 1902

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library

Date: 1902-03-20

Location: Bangor

Media: Black And White Photograph

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Item 37218

Address: Assessor's Record, 9 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Morris E Finn

Use: Office

Item 37220

Address: 11 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William N Thaxter

Use: Garage

Item 37229

Address: 11 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William N Thaxter

Use: Stable

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Schooner Viking, ca. 1885

The Irish on the Docks of Portland

Many of the dockworkers -- longshoremen -- in Portland were Irish or of Irish descent. The Irish language was spoken on the docks and Irish traditions followed, including that of giving nicknames to the workers, many of whose given names were similar.


Civil War quilt , Belfast, 1864

Belfast During the Civil War: The Home Front

Belfast residents responded to the Civil War by enlisting in large numbers, providing relief from the home front to soldiers, defending Maine's shoreline, and closely following the news from soldiers and from various battles.


Friendship Harbor and the steamboat landing, ca. 1910

Jameson & Wotton Wharf, Friendship

Since 1897, the Jameson & Wotton Wharf in Friendship has been an important addition to the community on Muscongus Bay. The wharf, which is accessible at all tides, was a steamboat stop for many years, as well as important to the lobster business.

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Ox Cart at N.W. Marston's Store, South Lubec, ca. 1880

Lubec, Maine

A history of the easternmost town in Maine as created by the Lubec Historical Society, Lubec Consolidated School, Lubec Landmarks, and Lubec Memorial Library. Exhibits include the sardine and herring industries, the Sardine Queen, the West Quoddy Head Lighthouse, the 1911 Centennial Celebration, the S. S. Cumberland Steamer, the gold hoax, an important community quilt, a tragic boating accident, and the blizzard of 1934, among others.


America's Cup defender 'Ranger' under sail, 1937

Maine Maritime Museum

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.


Fales Edgarton House, Thomaston, ca. 1870

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea

The history of a town on the northern bank of the St. George River, as told by representatives from Thomaston Historical Society, Thomaston Public Library, Montpelier: the General Henry Knox Museum, and students from Georges Valley High School. Architecture, General Knox, the Civil War, the Great Depression, and the state prison are some of the topics covered.