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Historical Items

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Item 16581

Winter Harbor Town Hall, ca. 1907

Contributed by: Winter Harbor Historical Society Date: circa 1907 Location: Winter Harbor Media: Postcard

Item 40286

Bangor City Hall before 1893

Contributed by: Bangor Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Bangor Media: Glass Negative

Item 1131

Hammond Street, Bangor, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1900 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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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.

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Surry by the Bay - About The Project

"Surry's Old Town Hall, built around 1828, (and later moved to its present site on the Surry Road) houses its collections, including a detailed…"

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Surry by the Bay - Weathervane Dispute

"… in turn, referred the matter to a Robert T. Hall, a former Navy officer, who checked with the Adjutant General of the State of Maine and he…"

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Surry by the Bay - Early Twentieth Century

"… fires occurred in 1939 when the old Grange Hall burned at the site of the present Grange Hall and then, of course, the Bar Harbor fires in 1947…"