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Historical Items

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Item 69946

Lookout Gardens, Ogunquit, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Boston Public Library Date: circa 1938 Location: Ogunquit Media: Linen texture postcard

Item 69945

Lookout Hotel gardens, Ogunquit, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Boston Public Library Date: circa 1938 Location: Ogunquit Media: Linen texture postcard

Item 100185

Longfellow Garden Club tree planting, Portland, 1957

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1957 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 88105

Ticket Office, Greenwood Gardens, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Walter S. Trefethen Use: Ticket Office

Item 88096

Trefethen property, Greenwood Gardens, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Walter S. Trefethen Use: Dance Hall

Item 88098

Trefethen property, Greenwood Gardens, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Walter S. Trefethen Use: Merry-Go-Round

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 110467

Thuya Garden, Mount Desert, 1998

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1998 Location: Mount Desert Client: Thuya Land & Garden Preserve Architect: Landscape Design Associates

Item 110465

Van Vleck site, Mount Desert, ca. 2004

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 2004 Location: Mount Desert Client: Van Vleck Architect: Landscape Design Associates

Item 110485

Asticou Azalea Garden shore plan, Mount Desert, 1982-1992

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1982–1992 Location: Mount Desert Client: The Island Foundation Architect: Patrick Chasse; Landscape Design Associates

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

The World's Largest Oxen

Named for the two largest things in Maine at the turn of the 20th century, Mt. Katahdin and Granger of Stetson, were known as the Largest Oxen in the World. Unable to do farm work because of their size, they visited fairs and agricultural events around the Northeast.

Exhibit

Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.

Site Pages

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Longfellow Garden Club

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

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Architecture & Landscape database - Lost Gardens of Eden

… century that still illuminates and inspires new gardens at the turn of the next century. Garden at Beau Desert, Bar Harbor, ca.

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

Story

How roses became a big part of my life
by Clarence Rhodes

Clarence Rhodes's experiences growing, exhibiting, and judging roses in Maine and around the world.

Story

Jenifer Van Deusen - SEED's Head Gardener
by MLTI Stories of Impact Project

Jenifer on SEED and how it helped prepare Maine for the MLTI.