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Historical Items

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Item 1189

Custom House Wharf

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1898 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 103601

Custom House Wharf fire, Portland, 1936

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1936-11-16 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

Item 48269

Custom House Wharf, Portland, 1902

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1902 Location: Portland Media: Oil, canvas, pine

Tax Records

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Item 86343

Fish House, Custom House Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Proprietors of Custom House Wharf Use: Fish House

Item 86345

Freight House, Custom House Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Proprietors of Custom House Wharf Use: Freight House

Item 86341

39 Custom House Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Proprietors of Custom House Wharf Use: Garage

Exhibits

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Jameson & Wotton Wharf, Friendship

Since 1897, the Jameson & Wotton Wharf in Friendship has been an important addition to the community on Muscongus Bay. The wharf, which is accessible at all tides, was a steamboat stop for many years, as well as important to the lobster business.

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John Hancock's Relation to Maine

The president of the Continental Congress and the Declaration's most notable signatory, John Hancock, has ties to Maine through politics, and commercial businesses, substantial property, vacations, and family.

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Promoting Rockland Through a Stereopticon, 1875

Frank Crockett and photographer J.P. Armbrust took stereo views of Rockland's downtown, industry, and notable homes in the 1870s as a way to promote tourism to the town.

Site Pages

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Bath's Historic Downtown - History Overview

And, the Customs House, originally built in 1858, was expanded toward the river in 1911, doubling its floor space while retaining its architectural…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Shipbuilding

… business known to still exist, but we have custom house records, newspapers, and city directories which provide many clues about the shipyard.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Ledyard Block

To the south, at Union Wharf, King sold property to William Ledyard and Asa Palmer for $300 in 1806.