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Historical Items

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Item 9536

Map of the Grand Trunk Railway of Canada, ca. 1860

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1860 Media: Ink on paper

Item 13293

Grand Army of the Republic Parade, Houlton, 1889

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1889 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 26841

Grand View Inn, Old Orchard Beach, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Dyer Library/Saco Museum Date: circa 1940 Location: Old Orchard Beach 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.

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Portland Hotels

Since the establishment of the area's first licensed hotel in 1681, Portland has had a dramatic, grand and boisterous hotel tradition. The Portland hotel industry has in many ways reflected the growth and development of the city itself. As Portland grew with greater numbers of people moving through the city or calling it home, the hotel business expanded to fit the increasing demand.

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Biddeford, Saco and the Textile Industry

The largest textile factory in the country reached seven stories up on the banks of the Saco River in 1825, ushering in more than a century of making cloth in Biddeford and Saco. Along with the industry came larger populations and commercial, retail, social, and cultural growth.

Site Pages

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Bath's Historic Downtown - History Overview

The grand new churches of the 1840s, still standing today, the Swedenborgian Church, the Winter Street Church and the Central…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Bridge

… a workers' walk bridge between the Sandy River's banks during the removal of the old bridge in Strong and the early stages of construction of the…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… a workers' walk bridge between the Sandy River's banks during the removal of the old bridge in Strong and the early stages of construction of the…

My Maine Stories

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Cleaning Fish or How Grandfather and Grandmother got by
by Randy Randall

Grandfather and Grandmother subsisted on the fish Grandfather caught, not always legally.

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A Maine Family's story of being Prisoners of War in Manila
by Nicki Griffin

As a child, born after the war, I would hear these stories - glad they were finally written down

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History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

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