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Historical Items

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Item 45280

Maine House of Representatives, 1865

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1865 Location: Augusta Media: Photographic print

Item 9747

David Duran, Casco, 1880

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1880 Location: Casco Media: Photoprint

Item 10218

George S. Hill, Exeter, 1880

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1880 Location: Exeter Media: Photoprint

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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Home: The Longfellow House & the Emergence of Portland

The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.

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Mural mystery in Westport Island's Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House

The Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House, a well-preserved Greek Revival house on Westport Island, has a mystery contained within--a panoramic narrative mural. The floor-to-ceiling mural contains eight painted panels that create a colorful coastal seascape which extends through the front hallway and up the stairwell. The name of the itinerant painter has been lost over time, can you help us solve the mystery of who he or she was?

Site Pages

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Representative Industries of Cumberland and North Yarmouth

Representative Industries of Cumberland and North Yarmouth 1850s shipyardItem Contributed byBrick Store Museum Shipbuilding In 1812, the area…

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Representative Industries of Cumberland and North Yarmouth

Representative Industries of Cumberland and North Yarmouth 1850s shipyardItem Contributed byBrick Store Museum Shipbuilding In 1812, the area…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - "Representing every particular:" John Martin's Reflections, Illustrations, and Commentary - Page 1 of 2

"Representing every particular:" John Martin's Reflections, Illustrations, and Commentary Text by Candace Kanes Illustrations from Maine…

My Maine Stories

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Service in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan by MAJ Adam R. Cote
by Adam R. Cote

Military Service has had a deep impact my life