Keywords: Atlantic House
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.
Following his historic flight across the Atlantic in May 1927, aviator Charles Lindbergh commenced a tour across America, greeted by cheering crowds at every stop. He was a day late for his speaking engagement in Portland, due to foggy conditions. Elise Fellows White wrote in her diary about seeing Lindbergh and his plane.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is best know as a poet, but he also was accomplished in drawing and music. He shared his love of drawing with most of his siblings. They all shared the frequent activity of drawing and painting with their children. The extended family included many professional as well as amateur artists, and several architects.
… built by the Reeds, and is located at 439 Atlantic Rd, across from the Baptist Church. Grover Cleveland 'Clevie' (1885-1967) and Bessie (Joyce)…
… were spreading their organization across the Atlantic Ocean to United States. Then, in 1857 and 1892, two I.O.O.F. lodges were built in Kansas.
A resident of Atlantic would rely on Atlantic stores, the school, post office and church. When it was first constructed, Seaside Hall served as…