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Historical Items

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Item 26638

Interior Georges National Bank, Thomaston, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Thomaston Media: Sienna print, Photograph

Item 74976

Nathaniel Banks telegram on Opelousas, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1863-04-18 Location: Opelousas Media: Ink on paper

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Item 31188

Bank of Hallowell three dollar bill, Hallowell, ca. 1852

Contributed by: Hubbard Free Library Date: circa 1852 Location: Hallowell Media: Ink on paper, cloth

Tax Records

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Item 37094

66 Codman Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Jessie L Banks Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 50799

81-89 Exchange Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Savings Bank Use: Bank & Offices

Item 63325

186-188 Middle Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Canal National Bank Use: Bank & Offices


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Student Exhibit: Historic Buildings on Madison Ave in Skowhegan

Take a tour and see some of the beautiful old buildings that used to be on Madison Avenue, Skowhegan? A few still remain, but most have been torn down.


George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.


Powering Pejepscot Paper Co.

In 1893, F.C. Whitehouse of Topsham, who owned paper mills in Topsham and Lisbon Falls, began construction of a third mill on the eastern banks of the Androscoggin River five miles north of Topsham. First, he had to build a dam to harness the river's power.

Site Pages

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Lincoln Block

… as the Lincoln Block in 1895, when the Lincoln Bank absorbed the Sagadahock Bank. The Lincoln Block building was designed by architect, Francis…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Samuel Peirson (1759-1852)

He was director of the Manufacturer’s Bank from 1826-1830. He also was secretary, treasurer and trustee, respectively, of Saco and Biddeford Savings…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Samuel Peirson (1759-1852)

He worked afterward in Salem, Massachusetts and in Portland, Maine and went on to pursue a career in banking in Saco and Biddeford.

My Maine Stories

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Restoring the Penobscot River
by John Banks

My role as the Director of the Department of Natural Resources for the Penobscot Indian Nation


A Smart Horse
by Lynn Peasley Sanborn

The horse brings the hay home while the boys are swimming.


Cleaning Fish or How Grandfather and Grandmother got by
by Randy Randall

Grandfather and Grandmother subsisted on the fish Grandfather caught, not always legally.