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Item 10998

Waterfront, Portland, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1890

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Item 36783

Waterfront, Lubec, ca. 1925

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: circa 1925

Location: Lubec

Media: Postcard

Item 43300

Train station and waterfront, Bangor flood, 1902

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library

Date: 1902-03-20

Location: Bangor

Media: Photographic print

Tax Records Showing 3 of 404 View All

Item 37218

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

Owner in 1924: Morris E Finn

Use: Office

Item 37220

11 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William N Thaxter

Use: Garage

Item 37229

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.

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Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House, Westport Island, ca. 1858

Mural mystery in Westport Island's Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House

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?

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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.

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Hallowell viewed from Butternut Park, Chelsea, ca. 1890

Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Waterfront - Page 1 of 2

So in time, the waterfront was used less and less. Now the waterfront is only used for recreational fun and pleasure.

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Della Collins, Eastern Steamship Company Wharf, Kennebec River, Hallowell, ca. 1890

Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Waterfront - Page 2 of 2

Hallowell Waterfront Della Collins, Eastern Steamship Company Wharf, Kennebec River, Hallowell, ca.

Site Page

View of Lubec from Campobello, ca. 1950

Lubec, Maine - McCurdy Herring Smokehouse - Page 1 of 4

… the one of the most significant and long-lasting waterfront industries in Downeast Maine. Looking into McCurdy’s in 1986.Jacob B.