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Historical Items

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Item 12485

Mary Freeman headstone, 1785, Portland, 1966

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1966 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 61129

Amos Dolbier Starbird family of Freeman, ca. 1886

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society Date: circa 1886 Location: Freeman; Apopka Media: Photographic print

Item 103285

The Freeman brothers, Portland, 1882

Courtesy of Robert "Rusty" Atwood, an individual partner Date: 1882 Location: Portland; Wellfleet Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 52951

8-10 Freeman Lane (called #2), Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mary McDonough Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 34871

62 Bramhall Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Julia A Freeman Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 40230

1247 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Freeman Gowen Use: Dwelling - Single family

Online Exhibits

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Northern Threads: Silhouettes in Sequence, ca. 1780-1889

A themed exhibit vignette within "Northern Threads Part I," featuring a timeline of silhouettes from about 1775 through 1889.


Amazing! Maine Stories

These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.


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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Historic Clothing Collection - Eighteenth Century - Page 3 of 3

Fancy silk embroidered vests, such as Samuel Freeman's circa 1775-1785 vest in the MHS collection, are the most commonly surviving items of…

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Historic Clothing Collection - Early Twentieth Century

1895Maine Historical Society Lewiston's Mary King Scrimgeour's small, but outstanding, group of late-1890s to early 1900s fashionable garments segue…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… wife, Mary Jane Gilkey, raised their family in Freeman and operated a sawmill there from 1870 to 1887, when they sold the business to their son…

My Maine Stories

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History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

This is a history of one of Portland's oldest local bars