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Historical Items

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Item 102239

Back Cove bridge subscription form, Portland, 1830

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1830-04-15 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 11968

Filling in Back Cove, Portland, 1837-2003, part 2

Contributed by: City of Portland Dept. of Public Works Date: 1837 - 2003 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

Item 11966

Filling Back Cove, Portland, 1837-2003

Contributed by: City of Portland Dept. of Public Works Date: 1837 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper, map

Tax Records

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Item 62481

Assessor's Record, Garage, Mayland Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William S. Grimmer Use: Garage

Item 70691

Assessor's Record, 13 Presumpscot Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Alfred Cleron Use: Garage

Item 72018

34 Randall Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Andra Sampson Use: Garage

Exhibits

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A Town Is Born: South Bristol, 1915

After being part of the town of Bristol for nearly 150 years, residents of South Bristol determined that their interests would be better served by becoming a separate town and they broke away from the large community of Bristol.

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Maine Eats: the food revolution starts here

From Maine's iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine's identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine's culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.

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Mural mystery in Westport Island's Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House

The Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House, a well-preserved Greek Revival house on Westport Island, has a mystery contained within--a panoramic narrative mural. The floor-to-ceiling mural contains eight painted panels that create a colorful coastal seascape which extends through the front hallway and up the stairwell. The name of the itinerant painter has been lost over time, can you help us solve the mystery of who he or she was?

Site Pages

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Surry by the Bay - History of Surry

Settlement Contention Cove, Surry, 1936Item Contributed bySurry Historical Society Legend has it this spirit was alive and well early in the…

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Surry by the Bay - Late Twentieth Century

… town, residential development expanded, and the “Back to the Land” movement brought some newcomers to the area, including Zen Buddhists, some of…

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Surry by the Bay - Surry Opera Company

The connections made with people coming back stage would end up forming the basis of strong friendships and many trips back and forth between…

My Maine Stories

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A Splash of Water
by Marilyn Weymouth Seguin

Reminisce of a lifetime on Little Sebago Lake

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Langdon Burton and the Cold, Wet Tourists
by Phil Tedrick

A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman