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Historical Items

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Item 27937

Sagadahock National Bank, Bath, ca. 1876

Contributed by: Maine Maritime Museum Date: circa 1876 Location: Bath; Bath; Bath; Bath; Bath Media: Photographic print

Item 27193

Elm Street, Thomaston, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1870 Location: Thomaston Media: Photographic print

Item 27166

St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church, Thomaston, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1870 Location: Thomaston Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Promoting Rockland Through a Stereopticon, 1875

Frank Crockett and photographer J.P. Armbrust took stereo views of Rockland's downtown, industry, and notable homes in the 1870s as a way to promote tourism to the town.

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Drawing Together: Art of the Longfellows

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is best know as a poet, but he also was accomplished in drawing and music. He shared his love of drawing with most of his siblings. They all shared the frequent activity of drawing and painting with their children. The extended family included many professional as well as amateur artists, and several architects.

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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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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Architecture

… farmhouses, craftsman bungalows, folk Victorians, Greek and Gothic Revivals. A few examples of Queen Anne and Second Empire buildings can also be…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - The Thomaston Academy

The Academy building is a fine example of Greek Revival architecture, with a triangular pediment, entablature and columned portico.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - The Mall on West Main Street

Fine examples of Greek Revival, Gothic Revival, Italianate and Victorian architecture reflect the affluence of the times.