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Item 5422

Houlton from the site of the reservoir

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Houlton Media: Glass Negative

Item 7426

Main Street sewer construction, Biddeford, 1914 - 1915

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1914 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Item 7428

Main Street sewer construction, Biddeford, 1914 - 1915

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1914 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Putting Men to Work, Saving Trees

While many Mainers were averse to accepting federal relief money during the Great Depression of the 1930s, young men eagerly joined the Civilian Conservation Corps, one of President Franklin Roosevelt's most popular programs. The Maine Forest Service supervised the work of many of the camps.

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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.

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City of Portland Department of Public Works

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - Streetscape, 1790-1930

Streetscape, 1790-1930 In 1790: X The Reuben Morton house, at left (northeast corner of Brown and Congress streets), is a two-story, wood-frame…

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - People of the Wadsworth-Longfellow House

People of the Wadsworth-Longfellow House Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Portland, ca. 1880Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society Only two…