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Item 6135

T.C. Mcleary, Portland, ca. 1908

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1908

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Item 6674

Gorham's Corner, Portland, ca. 1904

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1904

Location: Portland

Media: ink on paper

Item 28425

Patrick Sheriden naturalization certificate, Portland, 1848

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1848-10-09

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper

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Third phase, burning of Old South Church, Bath, 1854

Irish Immigrants in Nineteenth Century Maine

With the popularity of all things Irish in modern America, many people have forgotten the difficulties faced by nineteenth century Irish immigrants.


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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John A. Conway, Portland, ca. 1890

Maine Irish Heritage Center

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