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Historical Items

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Item 33549

Howard House, Bangor, 1869

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1869 Location: Bangor Media: Lantern slide

Item 99118

Lizzie Howard to Gen. O.O. Howard, Leeds, 1865

Contributed by: Bowdoin College Library Date: 1865 Location: Leeds Media: Ink on paper

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Item 21421

Howard Bennett's Orchard, Elm Street, Sanford, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Sanford Media: Print from Glass Negative

Tax Records

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Item 52371

Assessor's Record, 189 Howard Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Florence A Howard Use: Garage

Item 58160

10 Howard Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Gertrude Epstein Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 58169

21 Howard Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Charles H. Mitchell Use: Dwelling - Single House

Exhibits

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Among the Lungers: Treating TB

Tuberculosis -- or consumption as it often was called -- claimed so many lives and so threatened the health of communities that private organizations and, by 1915, the state, got involved in TB treatment. The state's first tuberculosis sanatorium was built on Greenwood Mountain in Hebron and introduced a new philosophy of treatment.

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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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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.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Bath's Historic Downtown - 94 Front Street

Married to Kate Howard Fisher for 60 years, he passed away on June 22, 1938. Walter G. Webber opened a drugstore at the foot of Elm Street in 1875.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Jones (1857-1932) and his wife Louise Howard Jones (1856-1931) operated a boarding house known as Franklin House on Lower Main Street during the…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Norton home, the Ed Howard home and the railroad maintenance shed. In the distance at far right is the Jesse Phillips home at the north end of High…

My Maine Stories

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History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

This is a history of one of Portland's oldest local bars