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Historical Items

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Item 26621

The Daniel Morse House, Thomaston, ca. 1960s

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1960 Location: Thomaston Media: Photographic print

Item 27913

Merchants' Row, Bath, ca. 1883

Contributed by: Maine Maritime Museum Date: circa 1883 Location: Bath Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Home: The Longfellow House & the Emergence of Portland

The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.

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Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

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A City Awakes: Arts and Artisans of Early 19th Century Portland

Portland's growth from 1786 to 1860 spawned a unique social and cultural environment and fostered artistic opportunity and creative expression in a broad range of the arts, which flowered with the increasing wealth and opportunity in the city.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Part 4, pages 57-76

Boynton Israel B. Norcross Llewellyn J. Morse Daniel Dakins Shaw & Tylers Amos Patten E. W. Elder Pendleton & Ross Edwin B. Patten Isaac W.