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Historical Items

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Item 31094

Baker's Garage, Scarborough, 1928

Contributed by: An individual through Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: circa 1928 Location: Scarborough Media: Photographic print

Item 31204

Industrial School for Girls, Winthrop Hill, Hallowell, ca. 1919

Contributed by: Hubbard Free Library Date: circa 1919 Location: Hallowell Media: Photographic print

Item 8977

North Channel Dam, Skowhegan, ca. 1902

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House Date: 1902 Location: Skowhegan Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 83900

Baker property, N. Side Torrington Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Harry E. Baker Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 89824

Item 89327

Baker property, Brook Lane, Rear, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Edith L. Baker Use: Summer Dwelling

Online Exhibits

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Rebecca Usher: 'To Succor the Suffering Soldiers'

Rebecca Usher of Hollis was 41 and single when she joined the Union nursing service at the U.S. General Hospital at Chester, Pennsylvania. Her time there and later at City Point, Virginia, were defining experiences of her life.


Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.


The Sanitary Commission: Meeting Needs of Soldiers, Families

The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.

Site Pages

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Ledyard Block

"There was a Miss Jean L Baker from 1991-1999, and Mr. Pat Hennin, who owned Wood Butcher tools from 1991-1999, and a Century 21 real estate business…"

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Olof Nylander, 1864-1943

"Olof Nylander, 1864-1943 Nylander & Baker X Olof Olson Nylander was born on the 14th of June in 1864 in Ysted, Sweden."

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Businesses and Cottage Industries

"… who brought fresh seafood to the door, the baker with fresh bread and pastry, the shoe salesman with the latest footwear, the vegetable truck, the…"

My Maine Stories

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Senator Susan Deschambault: not afraid to take on challenges
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center Voices of Biddeford project

Honoring her family's small business roots and community service through her own unconventional path


Sarah Jane Poli: Biddeford’s first female school superintendent
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

An Italian immigrant's daughter is key to a family grocery store and a leader in the school system