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Historical Items

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Item 7860

Admiral Charles C. Carpenter, Kittery, 1898

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1898 Location: Kittery; Portsmouth Media: Photoprint

Item 103691

A carpenter with his tools, ca. 1865

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1865 Media: Tintype

Item 47794

Carpenter holding a square, ca. 1850

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1850 Media: Daguerreotype

Tax Records

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Item 90000

Carpenter property, West End Harrington Avenue, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Betty W. Carpenter Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 32496

Assessor's Record, 12 Avalon Road, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Fred E Carpenter Style: Utilitarian Use: Garage

Item 37271

Assessor's Record, 57 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Lonshore Carpenter Society

Exhibits

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Shepard Cary: Lumberman, Legislator, Leader and Legend

Shepard Cary (1805-1866) was one of the leading -- and wealthiest -- residents of early Aroostook County. He was a lumberman, merchant, mill operator, and legislator.

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MY ISLAND HOME: Verlie Colby Greenleaf of Westport Island

Verlie Greenleaf (1891-1992) bore witness to over a century of Westport Island's history. Many changes occurred during Verlie's 100-year life. Verlie Greenleaf donated photographs, personal notes, and sat for an interview in 1987, all part of the Westport Island History Committee's collection. Her words frame this exhibition, providing a first-person account of her life.

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A Focus on Trees

Maine has some 17 million acres of forest land. But even on a smaller, more local scale, trees have been an important part of the landscape. In many communities, tree-lined commercial and residential streets are a dominant feature of photographs of the communities.

Site Pages

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Shipbuilding

Additionally this created opportunities for sea captains and sailors. In the 1849 Directory of Biddeford and Saco, there were listed 25 ship…

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Historic Hallowell - Early Industry and Bombahook

… lumber and produced cut lumber and moldings for carpenters and cabinetmakers, and also produced wood-block patterns for the oil-cloth factories.

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Historic Hallowell - Natural Resource to Finished Product

… sheds, a modeling and sculpture studio, carpenter's shop, blacksmith's shop, stable, wagon house, storehouse, boiler-house with stack and a rail…

My Maine Stories

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Co-founding Halcyon Yarn and learning to weave
by Hector Jaeger

Moving to Maine, Halcyon Yarn, and rediscovering the joy of weaving