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Historical Items

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Item 26836

Frank Cutter Deering, Saco, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum Date: circa 1940 Location: Saco Media: Photographic print

Item 26580

Deering Mansion Exterior, Saco, 1937

Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum Date: 1937 Location: Saco Media: Photographic print

Item 26577

Deering Mansion, Saco, 1937

Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum Date: 1937 Location: Saco Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 49053

61 Deering Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Antonio Forgione Use: Garage

Item 49258

475 Deering Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Charles W Foster Use: Garage

Item 49563

540 Deering Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Maxim & Clough Co. Use: Public Garage

Exhibits

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Indians at the Centennial

Passamaquoddy Indians from Washington County traveled to Portland in 1920 to take part in the Maine Centennial Exposition. They set up an "Indian Village" at Deering Oaks Park.

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Hunting Season

Maine's ample woods historically provided numerous game animals and birds for hunters seeking food, fur, or hides. The promotion of hunting as tourism and concerns about conservation toward the end of the nineteenth century changed the nature of hunting in Maine.

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Port of Portland's Custom House and Collectors of Customs

The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

1937. The deer was tied to the front fender of the car so that she could get it home to Strong. She looks very proud of her prize.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Loading deer on the train at Strong station, ca. 1915 Item 59547 infoStrong Historical Society Hunting enthusiasts, locally…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

Railroad Loading deer on the train at Strong station, ca. 1915 Item 59547 infoStrong Historical Society Hunting enthusiasts, locally…

My Maine Stories

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Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life

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Portland in the 1940s
by Carol Norton Hall

As a young woman in Portland during WWII, the presence of servicemen was life changing.

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Mincemeat Recipe
by Marian Fowler

A recipe for mincemeat, along with the recipe's history.