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Historical Items

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Item 18600

Housewife turns mill machinery expert

Contributed by: An individual through Steep Falls Library Date: 1955 Location: Standish Media: Photographic print

Item 102332

Clara and Raymond Howard wedding day, Dixfield, 1932

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society Date: 1932-09-05 Location: Dixfield Media: Photographic print

Item 27898

John O. Shaw bill, Bath, 1882

Contributed by: Patten Free Library Date: 1882 Location: Bath; Bath; Bath Media: Ink on paper

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Tax Records

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Item 49327

10-12 Devonshire Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Charles F Wetherbee Use: Store Building

Item 88103

Trefethen property, Greenwood Gardens, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Walter S. Trefethen Use: Store

Item 88135

Trefethen and Gem Theatre property, Island Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Walter S. Trefethen and Gem Theatre Use: Theatre and Store


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Portland Hotels

Since the establishment of the area's first licensed hotel in 1681, Portland has had a dramatic, grand and boisterous hotel tradition. The Portland hotel industry has in many ways reflected the growth and development of the city itself. As Portland grew with greater numbers of people moving through the city or calling it home, the hotel business expanded to fit the increasing demand.


Jameson & Wotton Wharf, Friendship

Since 1897, the Jameson & Wotton Wharf in Friendship has been an important addition to the community on Muscongus Bay. The wharf, which is accessible at all tides, was a steamboat stop for many years, as well as important to the lobster business.


Student Exhibit: The Great By-Pass

The debate over a proposed bridge and bypass in Skowhegan in 2005.

Site Pages

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Guilford, Maine - BUSINESSES - Page 3 of 3

The current owners of the Guilford Bed and Breakfast (Isobel and Harland) have made many renovations including a screened-in porch that has…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Wilder's Jewelry

Harry passed away in 2003. Present owner Kathy Beaulier purchased the business. Sources: Graves III, Richard A.

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Eureka Hall, Stockholm

There have been many owners and businesses, and it is still proudly standing today. The building has lasted more than 80 years and still looks much…

My Maine Stories

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A Lifelong Romance with Retail
by George A Smith

Maine's once plentiful small retail stores.


History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

This is a history of one of Portland's oldest local bars


C19 on Pine Point Beach
by Beth, Scarborough

Cancer patient experience during pandemic