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Historical Items

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Item 27973

Fales Edgarton House, Thomaston, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1870 Location: Thomaston Media: Photographic print

Item 26619

Monk House, Thomaston, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1940 Location: Thomaston Media: Photographic print

Item 26620

Monk House Entry, Thomaston, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1940 Location: Thomaston Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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The Life and Legacy of the George Tate Family

Captain George Tate, mast agent for the King of England from 1751 to the Revolutionary War, and his descendants helped shape the development of Portland (first known as Falmouth) through activities such as commerce, shipping, and real estate.

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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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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.

Site Pages

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Montpelier

Bullfinch’s travels to Europe in the late 18th century acquainted him with the Scottish architect Robert Adams, who popularized the Adamesque style…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - The Fales Edgarton House

… ranging in construction dates from the late 18th century to the mid 19th century. It was a comfortable and proven style with which builders were…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - 1940 to Present Day

The town retains a handful of 18th century structures and about 400 original 19th century structures - including Federal, Greek Revival, Gothic…