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Historical Items

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Item 23390

Buxton Center Baptist Church, Buxton, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Buxton Media: Photograph, postcard

Item 23389

Coffin house, Buxton, 1888

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1888 Location: Buxton Media: Photographic print

Item 23388

Meeting house, Buxton, 1887

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1887-06-10 Location: Buxton Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 42234

556-558 Cumberland Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Nellie F Buxton Use: Dwelling - Four Family

Item 86738

105-107 Wilmot Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: George H. Buxton Use: Garage

Item 34893

Assessor's Record, 18 Brentwood Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Heirs of Walter S. Buxton Use: Stable

Exhibits

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For the Union: Civil War Deaths

More than 9,000 Maine soldiers and sailors died during the Civil War while serving with Union forces. This exhibit tells the stories of a few of those men.

Exhibit

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.

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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.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Pictured from left to right are: (1) Russell Buxton, (2) Ernest J Cousineau, (3) Delmont Smith, (4) Carl Anderson, (5) Herbert “Pete” Howard, (6)…

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - "Main Streets" of North Yarmouth and Cumberland

Walnut Hill Village The Buxton Tavern (known as the Red House) and the Buxton Tavern Stand across the road were at the heart of the village.

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - The Lending Libraries of North Yarmouth and Cumberland

Annie Buxton Small, Mrs. Coral Adams, Mrs. Esther Hill and Mrs. Olive M. Hall. The library's catalogue was printed on cards, and as new books were…