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Item 34309

Classical & Scientific Academy, Central Street, Hallowell, ca. 1877

Contributed by: Frank Trask through Hubbard Free Library Date: circa 1877 Location: Hallowell Media: Stereograph

Item 28597

Davenport Memorial City Hall, Bath, 1929

Contributed by: Maine Maritime Museum Date: 1929 Location: Bath Media: Toned black-and-white photograph

Item 23284

McLellan-Sweat Mansion, Portland, 1971

Contributed by: Greater Portland Landmarks Date: 1971 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print


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The Mainspring of Fashion

The mainspring of fashion is the process whereby members of one class imitate the styles of another, who in turn are driven to ever new expedients of fashionable change.


John Bapst High School

John Bapst High School was dedicated in September 1928 to meet the expanding needs of Roman Catholic education in the Bangor area. The co-educational school operated until 1980, when the diocese closed it due to decreasing enrollment. Since then, it has been a private school known as John Bapst Memorial High School.


A Snapshot of Portland, 1924: The Taxman Cometh

In 1924, with Portland was on the verge of profound changes, the Tax Assessors Office undertook a project to document every building in the city -- with photographs and detailed information that provide a unique view into Portland's architecture, neighborhoods, industries, and businesses.

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Historic Hallowell - John Calvin Stevens House

1899) was designed by John Calvin Stevens. This classic shingle style home sits high above the Kennebec River town of Hallowell, Maine.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Montpelier

… who popularized the Adamesque style that used elements found in classical Greek architecture. This elegant mansion was a home fit for royalty.

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Blue Hill, Maine - Discover the Story of Blue Hill - Page 2 of 4

… at first a ship’s carpenter, made sketches of classical buildings while on shore leave in the Mediterranean.