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Historical Items

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Item 19700

Flood in Danforth, 1923

Contributed by: An individual through East Grand School Date: 1923 Location: Danforth; Danforth Media: Photographic print

Item 19689

Danforth flood of 1923

Contributed by: An individual through East Grand School Date: 1923 Location: Danforth Media: Photographic print

Item 19702

Danforth Flood of 1923

Contributed by: An individual through East Grand School Date: 1923 Location: Danforth Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 58651

Assessor's Record, 46 Irving Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Dora E. Flood Use: Stable

Item 58650

46 Irving Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Dora E. Flood Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 71563

49-51 Quebec Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Alger S. Flood Use: Dwelling - Two family

Exhibits

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High Water

Melting snow, ice, warmer temperatures, and rain sometimes bring floods to Maine's many rivers and streams. Floods are most frequent in the spring, but can occur at any season.

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Eye in the Sky

In 1921, Guy Gannett purchased two competing Portland newspapers, merging them under the Portland Press Herald title. He followed in 1925 with the purchase the Portland Evening Express, which allowed him to combine two passions: photography and aviation.

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The Swinging Bridge: Walking Across the Androscoggin

Built in 1892 to entice workers at the Cabot Manufacturing Corporation in Brunswick to move to newly built housing in Topsham, the Androscoggin Pedestrian "Swinging" Bridge or Le Petit Pont quickly became important to many people traveling between the two communities.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Floods

Hallowell Floods Hallowell Flood 1870Item Contributed byHubbard Free Library Hallowell Flood 1896Item Contributed byHubbard Free Library…

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Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Floods Citations

… Hallowell Floods Citations WEBSITES: Dartmouth Flood Observatory, published July 2003, 1987 Global Register of Extreme Flood Events…

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Historic Hallowell - Poem of the 1896 Flood by William Lewis

… of the 1896 Flood by William Lewis Hallowell Flood of 1896 It was March 3, 1896 and there was a flood Everyone was 10 feet under without any food…

My Maine Stories

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Catching live bait with Grandfather
by Randy Randall

We never bought live bait for fishing. Grandfather caught all the minnows and shiners we needed.

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Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life