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Keywords: Granite buildings

Historical Items

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Item 14053

Granite quarry, Hancock County

Contributed by: Maine Granite Industry Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Mount Desert Media: Photographic print

Item 17040

Dix Island Granite Company, Dix Island, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Maine Granite Industry Historical Society Date: circa 1880 Location: Dix Island Media: Photographic print

Item 29246

Granite column, Winthrop Hill, Hallowell, 1897

Contributed by: Hubbard Free Library Date: 1897-03-01 Location: Hallowell Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 56702

18 Granite Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Lincoln Conley Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 56703

41-45 Granite Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Frederick Z. Butterfield Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 56704

44-46 Granite Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Frederick Z. Butterfield Use: Storage

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109811

Block for Murphy Bros., Lewiston, 1894

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1894 Location: Lewiston; Lewiston Client: Murphy Brothers Architect: George M. Coombs

Item 110269

City Hall main building exterior and cornices, Portland, 1908-1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1908–1910 Location: Portland Client: City of Portland Architect: Carrere & Hastings

Item 116451

U.S. Courthouse alterations, Portland, 1930-1931

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1930–1931 Location: Portland; Portland Client: United States Treasury Department Architect: J. A. Wetmore

Online Exhibits

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Extracting Wealth

Maine's natural resources -- granite, limestone and slate in particular -- along with its excellent ports made it a leader in mining and production of the valuable building materials. Stone work also attracted numerous skilled immigrants.

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Good Will-Hinckley: Building a Landscape

The landscape at the Good Will-Hinckley campus in Fairfield was designed to help educate and influence the orphans and other needy children at the school and home.

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La Basilique Lewiston

Like many cities in France, Lewiston and Auburn's skylines are dominated by a cathedral-like structure, St. Peter and Paul Church. Now designated a basilica by the Vatican, it stands as a symbol of French Catholic contributions to the State of Maine.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Solid Foundations - Hallowell Granite

Maternity, Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1895Hubbard Free Library What made Hallowell granite desirable?  It was light and fine grained, with a high…

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Maine Granite Industry Historical Society

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

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Guilford, Maine - BUILDINGS - Page 5 of 5

The foundation was made out of granite blocks, wood and posts and beams. The house was Victorian influenced and was one-and-a-half stories tall…

My Maine Stories

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Monument Square 1967
by C. Michael Lewis

The background story and research behind a commissioned painting of Monument Square.

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Reverend Thomas Smith of First Parish Portland
by Kristina Minister, Ph.D.

Pastor, Physician, Real Estate Speculator, and Agent for Wabanaki Genocide

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Apple Time - a visit to the ancestral farm
by Randy Randall

Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.