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Historical Items

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Item 78669

Quoddy View Apartments, Lubec, 1976

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1976 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Item 29188

Hallowell Cotton Mill, Academy Street, ca. 1885

Contributed by: Hubbard Free Library Date: circa 1885 Location: Hallowell Media: Photographic print

Item 28729

Benefit party for the Wardwell Home, Saco, 1912

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1912 Location: Saco Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 84699

84-90 Washburn Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Georgina W. O'Donnell Use: Dwelling - Single family

Exhibits

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Great Cranberry Island's Preble House

The Preble House, built in 1827 on a hilltop over Preble Cove on Great Cranberry Island, was the home to several generations of Hadlock, Preble, and Spurling family members -- and featured in several books.

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George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.

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In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Harbor Cottage, The Old Ell (“Mame’s House”), and the Big Barn

… child rearing, cooking, and caring for the sick, elderly, and dead. She took on these roles in an era where there were no modern services as we…

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor House, Bangor, ca. 1945

… closed, sold and renovated as a home for low-income elderly people. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory Network.

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Porter Memorial Library

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