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Historical Items

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Item 34720

Winslow Homer letter to Hubbard Winslow Bryant, 1892

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1892 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 33655

Winslow Homer and Frank Coolbroth, Prouts Neck, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Scarborough Media: Slide, transparency

Item 57200

Eben H. Bennet to grandson letter, Lubec, 1930

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1930 Location: Lubec Media: Ink on paper

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Tax Records

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Item 61368

Assessor's Record, 91 Lincoln Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Homer R. Burgess Use: Shed

Item 61367

91 Lincoln Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Elizabeth M. Butler Use: Dwelling - Single family

Exhibits

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South Portland's Wartime Shipbuilding

Two shipyards in South Portland, built quickly in 1941 to construct cargo ships for the British and Americans, produced nearly 270 ships in two and a half years. Many of those vessels bore the names of notable Mainers.

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Summer's Favorite Game

Baseball often is called the National Pastime. For many people, baseball is encountered in the backyard and down the street, a game played by a few or the full contingent of a team.

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Yarmouth: Leader in Soda Pulp

Yarmouth's "Third Falls" provided the perfect location for papermaking -- and, soon, for producing soda pulp for making paper. At the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th, Yarmouth was an international leader in soda pulp production.

Site Pages

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - People Who Called Scarborough Home - Page 4 of 4

… Historical Society & Museum Winslow Homer Winslow Homer, landscape painter best known for his marine subjects, was born in Boston 24 February 1836…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - People Who Called Scarborough Home - Page 1 of 4

Who hasn't heard of Winslow Homer? In his late 40s, he moved to the Prouts Neck area of Scarborough, where he drew inspiration for his famous marine…

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor and the Civil War Resources

Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & C., 2010. Sprague, Homer B. Lights and Shadows in Confederate Prisons: A Personal Experience.