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Keywords: Downtown businesses

Historical Items

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Item 108736

Front Street, Bath, ca. 1897

Contributed by: Patten Free Library Date: circa 1897 Location: Bath Media: Photographic print

Item 33846

Biddeford and Saco downtowns, ca. 1870

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1870 Location: Biddeford; Saco Media: Ink on paper

Item 25564

Main Street, Biddeford, east from Benoit's, 1909

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1909 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 38591

508 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Emma Ames Use: Store Building

Item 38594

Assessor's Record, 510-512 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Frederick Dow Use: Stores

Item 38948

576 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Elizabeth Deering Use: Stores & Offices

Exhibits

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Exhibit

Portland Hotels

Since the establishment of the area's first licensed hotel in 1681, Portland has had a dramatic, grand and boisterous hotel tradition. The Portland hotel industry has in many ways reflected the growth and development of the city itself. As Portland grew with greater numbers of people moving through the city or calling it home, the hotel business expanded to fit the increasing demand.

Exhibit

Student Exhibit: Historic Buildings on Madison Ave in Skowhegan

Take a tour and see some of the beautiful old buildings that used to be on Madison Avenue, Skowhegan? A few still remain, but most have been torn down.

Exhibit

Student Exhibit: The Great By-Pass

The debate over a proposed bridge and bypass in Skowhegan in 2005.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Bath's Historic Downtown - Welcome

… A year-long learning experience that has led to the creation of many exhibits on the Maine Memory Network to tell the story of Downtown Bath.

Site Page

Bath's Historic Downtown - History Overview

Ebb and Flow: Downtown from the Civil War to 1900 The end of the Civil War was a time of significant change in Bath and the nation.

Site Page

Bath's Historic Downtown - Merchants' Row

Physically they are at the center of Merchants' Row and that is what downtown continues to be all about - people going to stores and buying things…

My Maine Stories

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Story

30 years of business in Maine
by Raj & Bina Sharma

30 years of business, raising a family, & showcasing our culture in Maine

Story

Monument Square 1967
by C. Michael Lewis

The background story and research behind a commissioned painting of Monument Square.