Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Charles Banks created this panorama, "Falmouth, Now Portland, In Casco Bay, in North America," based on a 1786 drawing by John Seymour.
In the 1760s, Falmouth Neck was an active port settlement with nearly 200 inhabitants, two churches, a subscription library, and several taverns.
About This Item
- Title: Panorama, Falmouth, ca. 1786
- Creator: Banks, Charles
- Creation Date: circa 1885
- Subject Date: 1786
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Ink on paper
- Local Code: GA 55
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Casco Bay (Me.)
- Falmouth Neck (Portland, Me.)
- Portland (Me.)--Description and views
- Portland Harbor (Portland, Me.)
- Bays & harbors--Maine
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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