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Keywords: Benjamin Robinson

Historical Items

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Item 26601

The Robinson House, Thomaston, ca. 1960s

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1960 Location: Thomaston Media: Photographic print

Item 36209

High Water of 1884, Kennebec River

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House Date: 1884 Location: Skowhegan Media: Photographic print

Item 100575

Freeland Holmes letter to Caroline Ann Washburn, Virginia, 1862

Contributed by: Washburn Norlands Living History Center Date: 1862-07-25 Location: Harrison's Landing Media: Ink on paper

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Tax Records

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Item 82793

Assessor's Record, 32-34 Wall Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Benjamin S. Robinson Use: Land only

Item 83593

Assessor's Record, 10-16 Wall Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Benjamin S. Robinson Use: Land only

Item 96327

Assessor's Record, 28-30 Wall Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Benjamin S. Robinson Use: Unknown

Exhibits

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Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

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Eternal Images: Photographing Childhood

From the earliest days of photography doting parents from across Maine sought to capture images of their young children. The studio photographs often reflect the families' images of themselves and their status or desired status.

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Poland Spring: Summering in Fashion

During the Gilded Age at the end of the nineteenth century, Americans sought to leave increasing urban, industrialized lives for the health and relaxation of the country. The Poland Spring resort, which offered a beautiful setting, healing waters, and many amenities, was one popular destination.

Site Pages

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Surry by the Bay - Phebe Fowler: A Woman of Property

… and Composition of Local History, By Anne Robinson Dolan (Thesis Project, University of Southern Maine) (1997) Photographs, with thanks to the late…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Notable Residents

in 1838, at which time Robinson was elected to fill the remainder of his term. Following this tragic incident, duels became illegal and were no…

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Surry by the Bay - Resources

Dolan, Anne Robinson. Surry, Maine, 1850-1880, A History of Four Neighborhoods, 1997. LeVine, Sarah (editor), Toddy Pond, Hancock County, Maine, A…