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Historical Items

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Item 6029

Cushing house, Cushings Island, ca. 1883

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1883 Location: Portland Media: Architectural drawing

Item 25455

Cushing's Island, Casco Bay, 1887

Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum Date: 1887 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 23340

Plan of Cushings Island, ca. 1888

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1888 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper, map

Tax Records

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Item 68566

Cushing's Island Hotel & Realty Company property, Cushing's Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Cushing's Island Hotel & Realty Company Use: Cottage

Item 68567

Cushing's Island Hotel & Realty Company property, Cushing's Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Cushing's Island Hotel & Realty Company Use: Cottage

Item 68568

Cushing's Island Hotel & Realty Company property, Cushing's Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Cushing's Island Hotel & Realty Company Use: Cottage

Exhibits

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Colonial Cartography: The Plymouth Company Maps

The Plymouth Company (1749-1816) managed one of the very early land grants in Maine along the Kennebec River. The maps from the Plymouth Company's collection of records constitute some of the earliest cartographic works of colonial America.

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Art of the People: Folk Art in Maine

For many different reasons people saved and carefully preserved the objects in this exhibit. Eventually, along with the memories they hold, the objects were passed to the Maine Historical Society. Object and memory, serve as a powerful way to explore history and to connect to the lives of people in the past.

Exhibit

World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.

Site Pages

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Lubec, Maine - Timeline

… township into lots of 100 acres each – Solomon Cushing initiated the survey 1792 • Hopley Yeaton given command of the new Revenue Service frigate…

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Surry by the Bay - Early Twentieth Century

As Cush Lane noted, when he was a child, it took two days to reach Surry from Boston. His family used to travel in a Model T Ford on the dirt road…

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

It is the earliest map of North Lubec, known as Soward's Neck at that time. Cushing was a surveyor sent to the area from Massachusetts to lay out…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Portland cuisine supports health in West Africa
by Maria Cushing

I present Portuguese inspired food to fundraise for Amigos de Mente