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Historical Items

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Item 26638

Interior Georges National Bank, Thomaston, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Thomaston Media: Sienna print, Photograph

Item 76504

H. Jose to Brig. Gen. Shepley on Portland business, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1863 Location: Portland; New Orleans; Mobile Media: Ink on paper

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Item 36207

Southerly Side of Water Street, Skowhegan, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House Date: circa 1870 Location: Skowhegan Media: Photographic print

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.


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.


The Schooner Bowdoin: Ninety Years of Seagoing History

After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner <em>Bowdoin,</em> which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.

Site Pages

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Early Maine Photography - Famous People - Page 2 of 3

His business interests included real estate, banking, and cotton manufacturing. King began his political career in 1795, serving as both a…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Notable Residents

… Main Streets, in which the new George's National Bank and Georges Insurance Offices were installed. Throughout the years this building housed…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Prison Fires - 1849 to 1924

… O’Brien Block next door, location of the George's National Bank at the time. Prison Fire, Thomaston, 1923Item Contributed byThomaston…

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