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Keywords: Housing for the elderly

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

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 110220

South Portland Housing Authority aided housing for the elderly, South Portland, 1972

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1972 Location: South Portland Client: City of South Portland Architect: Wadsworth, Boston, Dimick, Mercer & Weatherill

Item 110460

Garland Farm, ca. 1955-1990

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1955–1990 Client: Lewis Garland, Architect: Landscape Design Associates

Online 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.


Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.


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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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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Porter Memorial Library

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Historic Hallowell - The Opening & Closing of Hallowell's Shoe Companies

Lastly, in 1979, it became a house for the elderly and remains that to this day. Cyclone, Cotton Mill, Hallowell, 1895Hubbard Free Library In…

My Maine Stories

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Reverend Thomas Smith of First Parish Portland
by Kristina Minister, Ph.D.

Pastor, Physician, Real Estate Speculator, and Agent for Wabanaki Genocide