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Keywords: East Sullivan

Historical Items

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Item 17535

The Farmstead in East Sullivan

Contributed by: Sullivan and Sorrento Historical Society Date: 1932 Location: Sullivan Media: Photographic print

Item 17531

Bunker's Store, East Sullivan

Contributed by: Sullivan and Sorrento Historical Society Date: circa 1905 Location: Sullivan Media: Photographic print

Item 16114

Sullivan Quarries

Contributed by: Sullivan and Sorrento Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Sullivan; Sorrento Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 42466

Assessor's Record, 76-78 Cumberland Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Peter A Sullivan Use: Garage

Item 42465

76-78 Cumberland Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Peter A Sullivan Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 75036

112 Sheridan Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Peter A. Sullivan Use: Dwelling - Two family

Exhibits

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The British capture and occupation of Eastport 1814-1818

The War of 1812 ended in December 1814, but Eastport continued to be under British control for another four years. Eastport was the last American territory occupied by the British from the War of 1812 to be returned to the United States. Except for the brief capture of two Aleutian Islands in Alaska by the Japanese in World War II, it was the last time since 2018 that United States soil was occupied by a foreign government.

Exhibit

Luxurious Leisure

From the last decades of the nineteenth century through about the 1920s, vacationers were attracted to large resort hotels that promised a break from the noise, crowds, and pressures of an ever-urbanizing country.

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Looking Out: Maine's Fire Towers

Maine, the most heavily forested state in the nation, had the first continuously operational fire lookout tower, beginning a system of fire prevention that lasted much of the twentieth century.

Site Pages

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Civil War

… always stood, a bright and shining light in the East. Although that light has sometimes become dim by the neglect of those who have sat in her…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - James Montgomery Flagg

… people saw through the ruse and stopped talking to him for a while, causing Flagg to declare, "They're powerful tetchy down East."

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VI. The deluge of industrial expansion & immigration (1865-1900) - Page 1 of 2

Half of their business was in the Far East: particularly China, India, and Southeast Asia. Tremendous numbers of workers were needed for the textile…

My Maine Stories

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Story

History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

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