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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1890
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society
Date: circa 1925
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Owner in 1924: Morris E Finn
Owner in 1924: William N Thaxter
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.
The Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House, a well-preserved Greek Revival house on Westport Island, has a mystery contained within--a panoramic narrative mural. The floor-to-ceiling mural contains eight painted panels that create a colorful coastal seascape which extends through the front hallway and up the stairwell. The name of the itinerant painter has been lost over time, can you help us solve the mystery of who he or she was?
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.
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So in time, the waterfront was used less and less. Now the waterfront is only used for recreational fun and pleasure.
Hallowell Waterfront Della Collins, Eastern Steamship Company Wharf, Kennebec River, Hallowell, ca.
… the one of the most significant and long-lasting waterfront industries in Downeast Maine. Looking into McCurdy’s in 1986.Jacob B.