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Historical Items

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Item 10711

Cyrus H. K. Curtis, photo with signature

Contributed by: Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ Date: circa 1900 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 98923

Cyrus Curtis birthplace, Portland, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 7207

Cyrus H.K. Curtis and his daughter Mary Louise

Contributed by: Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ Date: circa 1910 Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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The Kotzschmar Memorial Organ

A fire and two men whose lives were entwined for more than 50 years resulted in what is now considered to be "the Jewel of Portland" -- the Austin organ that was given to the city of Portland in 1912.

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Hermann Kotzschmar: Portland's Musical Genius

During the second half of the 19th century, "Hermann Kotzschmar" was a familiar household name in Portland. He spent 59 years in his adopted city as a teacher, choral conductor, concert artist, and church organist.

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South Portland's Wartime Shipbuilding

Two shipyards in South Portland, built quickly in 1941 to construct cargo ships for the British and Americans, produced nearly 270 ships in two and a half years. Many of those vessels bore the names of notable Mainers.

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Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 3 of 4

In 1929 Curtis Wright Corporation built a nearby log cabin intended as a barracks for a summer flight school.