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Historical Items

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Item 9554

Perry potato house fire, 1960

Contributed by: Presque Isle Fire Department Date: 1960-12-13 Location: Presque Isle; Perry Media: Photoprint

Item 14387

Hose 5 Fire Museum, ca. 2004

Contributed by: Hose 5 Fire Museum Date: 2004-07-10 Location: Bangor Media: digital photograph

Item 9555

Washburn potato house fire, 1962

Contributed by: Presque Isle Fire Department Date: 1962-01-31 Location: Washburn; Presque Isle Media: Photoprint

Tax Records

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Item 74954

Fire Brick Storage, Thompsons Point, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: The Portland & Ogdensburg Railroad Use: Fire Brick Storage

Item 65231

77 Newbury Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Raffaele Frascone Use: Dwelling - Single family

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 110005

Fire escape for the Shepley Apartment Bldg., 18 Casco St., Portland, ca. 1907

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1907 Location: Portland Client: unknown Architect: Frederick A. Tompson

Item 111969

J. B. Brown town houses on Neal St., Portland, 1906

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1906 Location: Portland Client: J. B. Brown Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Item 111970

J. B. Brown town houses on West St., Portland, 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1910 Location: Portland Client: J. B. Brown & Sons Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Online Exhibits

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Waldoboro Fire Department's 175 Years

While the town of Waldoboro was chartered in 1773, it began organized fire protection in 1838 with a volunteer fire department and a hand pump fire engine, the Water Witch.

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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.

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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.

Site Pages

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Life on a Tidal River - The Bangor Fire of 1911 - Page 1 of 2

… for the Portland conflagration of 1866." (“Bangor Fire”) The fire began around 4:00 on the afternoon of April 30th in a hay shed owned by J.

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Historic Hallowell - Basic Fire Fighting Technology

Basic Fire Fighting Technology Fire bucket, Union Fire club, Hallowell, 1801Hubbard Free Library The oldest fire dousing technology were…

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Historic Hallowell - The Hallowell Union Fire Club

The Hallowell Union Fire Club Union Fire Club, Fire Bucket, Hallowell, 1805Hubbard Free Library The Union Fire Club of Hallowell, Maine…

My Maine Stories

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Story

making light
by David Johansen

My relationship with Maine and how and why I make neon lights here.

Story

Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life

Story

The man who dedicated 52 years to Biddeford's iconic Alex Pizza
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

A work ethic learned from his parents and passion for the employees and customers of Alex Pizza.