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Historical Items

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Item 10732

Buxton house and store, Abbot, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Abbot Historical Society Date: circa 1940 Location: Abbot; Abbot Media: Postcard

Item 10720

Buxton Rheumatic Cure Co., Abbot, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Abbot Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Abbot Media: Photographic print

Item 36141

West Buxton and a flooded Saco River, ca. 1936

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: circa 1936 Location: West Buxton Media: Glass Negative

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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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.

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A City Awakes: Arts and Artisans of Early 19th Century Portland

Portland's growth from 1786 to 1860 spawned a unique social and cultural environment and fostered artistic opportunity and creative expression in a broad range of the arts, which flowered with the increasing wealth and opportunity in the city.

Site Pages

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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 - Skyline Farm - Making and Preserving History

The Loring children went to the nearby Buxton School, a one room schoolhouse. Skyline Farm Ca. 1900Item Contributed byNorth Yarmouth Historical…