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Item 35756

High school demolition, Lubec, 1978

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1978-09-21 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Item 18356

Demolition of first St. Peter's Church, Lewiston, 1905

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: 1905 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 34754

Demolition of Plumly Building, Lincoln, ca. 1979

Contributed by: Lincoln Historical Society Date: circa 1979 Location: Lincoln Media: Photographic print


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Anshe Sfard, Portland's Early Chassidic Congregation

Chassidic Jews who came to Portland from Eastern Europe formed a congregation in the late 19th century and, in 1917, built a synagogue -- Anshe Sfard -- on Cumberland Avenue in Portland. By the early 1960s, the congregation was largely gone. The building was demolished in 1983.


La Basilique Lewiston

Like many cities in France, Lewiston and Auburn's skylines are dominated by a cathedral-like structure, St. Peter and Paul Church. Now designated a basilica by the Vatican, it stands as a symbol of French Catholic contributions to the State of Maine.


Maine Medical Center, Bramhall Campus

Maine Medical Center, founded as Maine General Hospital, has dominated Portland’s West End since its construction in 1871 on Bramhall Hill. As the medical field grew in both technological and social practice, the facility of the hospital also changed. This exhibit tracks the expansion and additions to that original building as the hospital adapted to its patients’ needs.

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Historic Hallowell - Row House

… residence on Second Street was saved from demolition in 1969 by Row House, Inc., a group of local citizens devoted to historic preservation.

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Greater Portland Landmarks

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

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Cunningham School

2007. Rice, Rachel. "Star City Council OKs School Demolition Bid." The Star-Herald [presque isle] 7 Feb. 2007.

My Maine Stories

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History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

This is a history of one of Portland's oldest local bars