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Historical Items (14462)  |  Tax Records (3)  |  Exhibits (158)  |  Sites (164)  | 

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Item 31422

Title: Scarborough Historical Society and Museum Building, ca. 1964

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum

Date: circa 1964

Location: Scarborough

Media: Photograph

Item 14444

Title: Bar Harbor Historical Society

Contributed by: Bar Harbor Historical Society

Date: circa 1997

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: Wood

Item 20308

Title: Maine Historical Society anniversary dinner, Portland, 1892

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1892-04-11

Location: Portland

Media: Photograph

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Item 38578

Address: Assessor's Record, 485 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Maine Historical Society

Use: Office

Item 38579

Address: Assessor's Record, 485 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Maine Historical Society

Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 53396

Address: 159-161 Fore Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Dwelling - Historic and International Longfellow Society

Exhibits Showing 3 of 158 View All

Exhibit

Henry Thurston Clark trunk, ca. 1872

Amazing! Maine Stories

These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.

Exhibit

Anne Longfellow drawing, ca. 1818

Drawing Together: Art of the Longfellows

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is best know as a poet, but he also was accomplished in drawing and music. He shared his love of drawing with most of his siblings. They all shared the frequent activity of drawing and painting with their children. The extended family included many professional as well as amateur artists, and several architects.

Exhibit

Child's chair with portrait, Portland, 1908

Art of the People: Folk Art in Maine

For many different reasons people saved and carefully preserved the objects in this exhibit. Eventually, along with the memories they hold, the objects were passed to the Maine Historical Society. Object and memory, serve as a powerful way to explore history and to connect to the lives of people in the past.

Sites Showing 3 of 164 View All

Site

Boarding House in Hall Quarry

Maine Granite Industry Historical Society

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Site

Lucretia Day Sewall and children, Portland, ca. 1849

Maine Historical Society

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Site

Dow Air Force Base F-84s, Bangor, 1948

Maine Aviation Historical Society & Maine Air Museum

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