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Historical Items

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Item 6711

First Meeting House, Lovell, ca. 1939

Contributed by: Lovell Historical Society Date: circa 1939 Location: Lovell Media: Photographic print

Item 14636

First Congregational Church, City Hall, Brewer, ca. 1910

Contributed by: City of Brewer Date: circa 1910 Location: Brewer Media: Postcard

Item 35829

First Parish meetinghouse, Biddeford, ca. 1900

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

Online Exhibits

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Great Cranberry Island's Preble House

The Preble House, built in 1827 on a hilltop over Preble Cove on Great Cranberry Island, was the home to several generations of Hadlock, Preble, and Spurling family members -- and featured in several books.

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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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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

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

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Blue Hill, Maine - Meet Blue Hill's Project Team

Meet Blue Hill's Project Team Project Members at a Team Meeting X The Maine Community Heritage Project (MCHP), a partnership between the Maine…

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Guilford, Maine - Pre-Settlement And The First 100 Years

The first town meeting was held on March 1st. The first male child, Moses Guilford Low, was born on March 9th.

My Maine Stories

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Story

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

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

Story

A first encounter with Bath and its wonderful history
by John Decker

Visiting the Maine Maritime Museum as part of a conference

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Monument Square 1967
by C. Michael Lewis

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