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Item 16422

Title: Wood Island Lighthouse, Biddeford ca. 1890

Contributed by: Friends of Wood Island Lighthouse

Date: circa 1890

Location: Biddeford

Media: postcard

Item 18524

Title: Wood Island Lighthouse circa 1929

Contributed by: Friends of Wood Island Lighthouse

Date: circa 1910

Location: Biddeford

Media: Photograph

Item 30230

Title: Sally Sayward Barrell Keating Wood, Kennebunk, ca. 1840

Contributed by: Abplanalp Library, UNE

Date: circa 1840

Location: Kennebunk

Media: Daguerreotype

Tax Records Showing 3 of 109 View All

Item 86436

Address: 9 Wood Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Benjamin L. Moore

Use: Dwelling

Item 86431

Address: 9 Wood Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Benjamin L. Moore

Use: Dwelling

Item 86444

Address: 11-13 Wood Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Edmund R. Derrah

Use: Apartments

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Exhibit

US Peg and Shank Mill, Princeton, 1930

Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.

Exhibit

Noon Lunch, Eagle Lake, 1911

Umbazooksus & Beyond

Visitors to the Maine woods in the early twentieth century often recorded their adventures in private diaries or journals and in photographs. Their remembrances of canoeing, camping, hunting and fishing helped equate Maine with wilderness.

Exhibit

Notice of Daniel Webster death, Portland, 1852

A Riot of Words: Ballads, Posters, Proclamations and Broadsides

Imagine a day 150 years ago. Looking down a side street, you see the buildings are covered with posters and signs.

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Site

Wood Island Lighthouse  circa 1929

Friends of Wood Island Light

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

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.