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Historical Items

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Item 17831

William Thomas appointment case, ca. 1890

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Portland; Stockholm Media: Ivory

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Item 101608

Elihu Washburn on school and family, Livermore, 1834

Contributed by: Washburn Norlands Living History Center Date: 1834-08-07 Location: East Livermore; Portland; Hallowell; Boston Media: Ink on paper

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Item 116626

Plymouth Company Records, Volume 3, 1749-1753

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1749–1753 Media: Ink on Paper

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 111981

Waterford Library, Waterford, 1937

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1930–1937 Location: Waterford Client: unknown Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Online Exhibits

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Port of Portland's Custom House and Collectors of Customs

The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage.


Horace W. Shaylor: Portland Penman

Horace W. Shaylor, a native of Ohio, settled in Portland and turned his focus to handwriting, developing several unique books of handwriting instruction. He also was a talented artist.


Liberty Threatened: Maine in 1775

At Lexington and Concord, on April 19, 1775, British troops attempted to destroy munitions stored by American colonists. The battles were the opening salvos of the American Revolution. Shortly, the conflict would erupt in Maine.

Site Pages

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Surry by the Bay - Early Settlement

… Surry's first Trial Justice, who received his appointment from Governor King, settled near the Floods in 1784 at "No Man's Cape" as Newbury Neck…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Thomaston Historical Society

or by appointment. Admission to the museum is free and there is always someone in attendance to answer your questions and to show you around the…

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - The Lending Libraries of North Yarmouth and Cumberland

… in North Yarmouth were kept in the home of the appointed librarian. Records of The Second Social Library in North Yarmouth, 1817Item…

My Maine Stories

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A Note from a Maine-American
by William Dow Turner

With 7 generations before statehood, and 5 generations since, Maine DNA carries on.