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Item 1517

Wyman house, Sebec, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1880

Location: Sebec

Media: Photographic print

Item 6136

Shanty town over Eastern Promenade, July 1909

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1909

Location: Portland; Portland

Media: Photographic print

Item 6137

Slums and dump, Eastern Promenade

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1908

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

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Hannah Pierce, Baldwin, ca. 1860

Independence and Challenges: The Life of Hannah Pierce

Hannah Pierce (1788-1873) of West Baldwin, who remained single, was the educated daughter of a moderately wealthy landowner and businessman. She stayed at the family farm throughout her life, operating the farm and her various investments -- always in close touch with her siblings.

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Harbour of Casco Bay, Portland, 1720

The Life and Legacy of the George Tate Family

Captain George Tate, mast agent for the King of England from 1751 to the Revolutionary War, and his descendants helped shape the development of Portland (first known as Falmouth) through activities such as commerce, shipping, and real estate.

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Garnsey Home, Main Street, Sanford, ca 1900

A Tour of Sanford in 1900

This collection of images portrays many buildings in Sanford and Springvale. The images were taken around the turn of the twentieth century.

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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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Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Portland, ca. 1880

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…

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Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Store, 1882

Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The House, 1786-1960

The House, 1786-1960 "…but happier is he whose heart rides quietly at anchor in the peaceful haven of home." – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow to his…

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 3 View All

Story

My father's world - the old farm in Richmond, Maine

by Donald C. Cunningham


A story about my father and our family.

Story

What Maine Means to Me

by Nicolette B. Meister


How a friendship created a lifelong love of Maine.

Story

Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES

by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne


Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII