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Historical Items

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Item 15434

Hewing axe, ca. 1820

Contributed by: Davistown Museum Date: circa 1820 Location: Madison Media: Forged steel

Item 15623

Hewing Axe

Contributed by: Davistown Museum Date: circa 1800 Location: Scarborough Media: Forged iron with steel cutting edge

Item 15435

Offset hewing axe, ca. 1860

Contributed by: Davistown Museum Date: circa 1860 Location: Oakland Media: Forged iron and weld steel

Exhibits

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The Life and Legacy of the George Tate Family

Captain George Tate, mast agent for the King of England from 1751 to the Revolutionary War, and his descendants helped shape the development of Portland (first known as Falmouth) through activities such as commerce, shipping, and real estate.

Exhibit

Amazing! Maine Stories

These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.

Site Pages

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Summer Resorts

… Item Contributed byIslesboro Historical Society HEWES POINT Hewes Point, south of Ryder’s Cove, facing Bounty Cove and the present Northeast…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Grant Memorial United Methodist Church

Thompson and Ray Hews, the chairman, who were both at the ground breaking on April 27, 1997. The church was dedicated in January of 1998.

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Early Settlements

Hewes Point developed into Islesboro's second summer resort area in the 1880s, but was a year 'round community as well.