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Keywords: Burnham and Morrill

Historical Items

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Item 31648

Burnham and Morrill Clam Plant, Scarborough, ca. 1885

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: circa 1885 Location: Scarborough Media: Photographic print

Item 27439

Burnham Morrill Corn Factory, Farmington, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Farmington Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Farmington Media: Postcard

Item 40304

George Burnham, Portland, ca. 1879

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1879 Location: Portland Media: Canvas, oil paint

Tax Records

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Item 83574

Assessor's Record, 28-34 WaterStreet, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Morrill and Burnham Company Use: Land

Item 83580

36-44 Water Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Burnham and Morrill Company Use: Club House

Item 83641

45 Water Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Burnham and Morrill Company Use: Factory

Exhibits

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Port of Portland's Custom House and Collectors of Customs

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.

Exhibit

Laboring in Maine

Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.

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Canning: A Maine Industry

Maine's corn canning industry, as illuminated by the career of George S. Jewett, prospered between 1850 and 1950.

Site Pages

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering - Page 1 of 4

In 1883 Burnham & Morrill and other companies canned and shipped 3,000 to 8,000 bushels of clams. Burnham & Morrill moved its clam packing business…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering - Page 3 of 4

The first tidal lobster pound was introduced in Vinalhaven in 1875 and others quickly followed. Lobster pounds were much like smack boats; lobsters…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… receive incoming shipments of necessary supplies. In the distance, at right, one of the Burnham & Morrill corn canning buildings can be seen.