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Keywords: First Parish Church of Portland (Me.)

Historical Items

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Item 6929

First Parish Church, Portland, ca. 1890

Contributed by: First Parish in Portland Date: circa 1890 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 13280

John Carroll Perkins, Portland, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 78860

First Parish Church, Portland, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Greater Portland Landmarks Date: circa 1950 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 38554

413-421 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Masonic Temple Building Use: Stores & Offices

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 116475

First Baptist Church, Portland, 1907

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1907 Location: Portland Client: First Baptist Church Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Online Exhibits

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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.

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Hermann Kotzschmar: Portland's Musical Genius

During the second half of the 19th century, "Hermann Kotzschmar" was a familiar household name in Portland. He spent 59 years in his adopted city as a teacher, choral conductor, concert artist, and church organist.

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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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First Parish in Portland

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future

The Union church is listed as the next church to organize in West New Portland about a year later. Two churches were also built in 1838; the Free…

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Mercy Hospital - School of Nursing - Page 3 of 3

Burr attended the parish school, and remembered Sister Mary Denis Schwartz, his first-grade teacher in 1953, as well as Sister Mary Gemma Connelly…

My Maine Stories

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Reverend Thomas Smith of First Parish Portland
by Kristina Minister, Ph.D.

Pastor, Physician, Real Estate Speculator, and Agent for Wabanaki Genocide

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Monument Square 1967
by C. Michael Lewis

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