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Historical Items

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Item 23426

H.H. Hay building, Portland, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 26607

Dunbar Henderson House, Thomaston, ca. 1960s

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1960 Location: Thomaston Media: Photographic print

Item 33617

Wheelwright Building, Bangor, 1948

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1948 Location: Bangor Media: Photograph, jpg

Tax Records

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Item 65229

73-75 Newbury Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: David Finkelman Use: Apartments

Item 65231

77 Newbury Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Raffaele Frascone Use: Dwelling - Single family

Exhibits

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Anshe Sfard, Portland's Early Chassidic Congregation

Chassidic Jews who came to Portland from Eastern Europe formed a congregation in the late 19th century and, in 1917, built a synagogue -- Anshe Sfard -- on Cumberland Avenue in Portland. By the early 1960s, the congregation was largely gone. The building was demolished in 1983.

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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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Home: The Longfellow House & the Emergence of Portland

The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.

Site Pages

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Building Boom, early 19th century

Building Boom, early 19th century Ship Samuel Watts, Rounding the Beacon, Thomaston, Maine 1970Item Contributed byThomaston Historical Society…

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Surry by the Bay - Late Twentieth Century

Late Twentieth Century Scenic view of Patten Bay, Surry, ca. 1960Item Contributed bySurry Historical Society Changes By 1950, Surry's…

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Surry by the Bay - Nineteenth Century

Nineteenth Century 'Melissa Trask,' 1884Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society Shipbuilding Seafaring enterprises played a major role in…