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The Tate House in Portland was built in 1755 by Capt. George Tate who supplied masts to the British Navy. This position allowed him to built this relatively large home.
About This Item
- Title: Tate House, Portland, ca. 1895
- Creation Date: circa 1895
- Subject Date: circa 1895
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Glass Negative
- Local Code: Coll. 456, Box 15/236
- Collection: George Gould glass lantern slides
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Forests and forestry--New England
- Great Britain--Colonies--America--History--18th century
- Great Britain. Royal Navy
- Historic buildings--Maine--Portland
- Masts and rigging
- Naval stores industry
- New England--Commerce
- Tate House (Portland, Me.)
- Tate, George, d. 1794--Homes and haunts--Maine--Portland
- United States--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775--Commerce
- White pine--Maine
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