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Item 8803

John Bundy Brown

Contributed by: Portland Public Library Date: circa 1850 Location: Portland Media: Engraving

Item 18854

John Bundy Brown, Portland, ca. 1874

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1874 Location: Portland Media: Marble

Item 18700

Bramhall, Portland, 1856

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1856 Location: Portland Media: Watercolor on paper


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George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.


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.


A City Awakes: Arts and Artisans of Early 19th Century Portland

Portland's growth from 1786 to 1860 spawned a unique social and cultural environment and fostered artistic opportunity and creative expression in a broad range of the arts, which flowered with the increasing wealth and opportunity in the city.

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

In 1864, John Bundy Brown added a third floor and a mansard roof. The expanded Morton Block towered over the Wadsworth-Longfellow house and provided…