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Historical Items

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Item 98713

Francis M. Eveleth, Presque Isle, ca. 1861

Contributed by: Maine State Archives Date: 1861 Location: Presque Isle Media: Carte de visite

Item 69121

George Washington costume party, Farmington State Normal School, 1916

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: 1916-02-21 Location: Farmington Media: Photographic print

Item 108583

Farmington State Normal School class of 1908

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: 1908 Location: Farmington Media: photograph

Online Exhibits

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George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.


The Life and Legacy of the George Tate Family

Captain George Tate, mast agent for the King of England from 1751 to the Revolutionary War, and his descendants helped shape the development of Portland (first known as Falmouth) through activities such as commerce, shipping, and real estate.


A City Awakes: Arts and Artisans of Early 19th Century Portland

Portland's growth from 1786 to 1860 spawned a unique social and cultural environment and fostered artistic opportunity and creative expression in a broad range of the arts, which flowered with the increasing wealth and opportunity in the city.

Site Pages

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - The Brick Inn

Butler, daughter of Francis G Butler, Jan. 19, 1860. One son, Arthur, was born in 1861. Timothy Belcher died in 1890, and is buried in a private…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Brief History

… of Farmington Maine 1776-1885, Francis Gould Butler) In southern Franklin County, thirty-six miles northwest of Augusta and eighty miles north of…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Meeting House Park

… by Thomas Parker, 1846 A History of Farmington, Maine by Francis Gould Butler, 1885 Natalie and Ben Butler’s research collection Nancy Porter

My Maine Stories

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Annette Addorio: 100+ years of memories from full life
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

From 1914 to 2018, highlights from my life in Biddeford