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Keywords: Charles Washburn

Historical Items

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Item 12979

Lilian Washburn, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Washburn Norlands Living History Center Date: circa 1900 Location: Livermore Media: Photographic print

Item 100565

Israel Washburn Jr., Portland, ca. 1860

Contributed by: Washburn Norlands Living History Center Date: circa 1860 Location: Portland Media: Carte de visite

Item 100483

Mary Maud Webster Washburn, Portland, ca. 1860

Contributed by: Washburn Norlands Living History Center Date: circa 1860 Location: Portland Media: Carte de visite

Tax Records

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Item 84687

111-115 Washburn Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Charles E. Howe Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 84688

87-89 Washburn Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Devisees of Charles H. Hobson Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 83690

37-39 Washburn Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Charles F. Stewart Use: Dwelling - Two family

Online Exhibits

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George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.

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Surgeon General Alonzo Garcelon

Alonzo Garcelon of Lewiston was a physician, politician, businessman, and civic leader when he became Maine's surgeon general during the Civil War, responsible for ensuring regiments had surgeons, for setting up a regimental hospital in Portland, and generally concerned with the well-being of Maine soldiers.

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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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Presque Isle: The Star City - Aroostook Valley Railroad

Washburn declared this its “Greatest Day”. The big red trolley cars were greeted very enthusiastically with bunting and flags, speeches, dignitaries…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Arthur R. Gould

The line originally ran 10.8 miles from Presque Isle to Washburn. In 1911, an additional 11.3 miles were laid to reach New Sweden.

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Brothers of the Civil War

The soldiers trained at Camp Washburn (named for Maine Gov. Israel Washburn), a temporary assembly and camp area in Portland’s East Deering, across…