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Historical Items

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Item 100176

Mold-blown sauce bottle, Portland, ca. 1865

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1865 Location: Portland Media: Glass

Item 100174

Perfume bottle, Portland, ca. 1850

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1850 Location: Portland Media: Glass

Item 100170

Morley transfer-print bowl, Portland, 1850

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1850 Location: Portland Media: Pottery, porcelain, ceramic

Exhibits

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Popham Colony

George Popham and a group of fellow Englishmen arrived at the mouth of the Kennebec River, hoping to trade with Native Americans, find gold and other valuable minerals, and discover a Northwest passage. In 18 months, the fledgling colony was gone.

Exhibit

Gifts From Gluskabe: Maine Indian Artforms

According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.