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Historical Items

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Item 104515

Charles Thompson of South Berwick, ca. 1850

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1850 Location: South Berwick Media: Ambrotype

Item 10580

Longman and Broderip Pianoforte, ca. 1790

Contributed by: The General Henry Knox Museum Date: 1790 Location: Thomaston Media: Wood, ivory, metal

Item 17941

Wooden Flute

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society Date: 1890 Location: New Sweden Media: Wood with ivory and metal

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 111959

House for Lyman H. Nelson, Portland, 1897-1926

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1897–1926 Location: Portland; Portland Client: Lyman H. Nelson Architect: John Calvin Stevens

Online Exhibits

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Hermann Kotzschmar: Portland's Musical Genius

During the second half of the 19th century, "Hermann Kotzschmar" was a familiar household name in Portland. He spent 59 years in his adopted city as a teacher, choral conductor, concert artist, and church organist.

Exhibit

The Kotzschmar Memorial Organ

A fire and two men whose lives were entwined for more than 50 years resulted in what is now considered to be "the Jewel of Portland" -- the Austin organ that was given to the city of Portland in 1912.

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Jay & Livermore Falls, Pioneers in Paper Making

Alvin Record and Hugh J. Chisholm were instrumental in building paper mills in Jay, Livermore, and Livermore Falls. The two industrialists helped make the towns prosperous.

Site Pages

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Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ

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

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Blue Hill, Maine - Surveyor

Surveyor Survey Instrument, Blue Hill, 1809 Item 33926 infoJonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc. This survey instrument was handcrafted by…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Rusticators come to MDI

They were instrumental with the development of Lafayette Park, now known as Acadia National Park. The late 1800’s and early 1900’s saw the building…

My Maine Stories

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Story

I worked for International Paper for 40 years
by Peter Crosson

I was never bored working in instrumentation at International Paper

Story

Saturday Evening Dances at the Westport Town Hall
by Deborah G. Greenleaf

Fond Memories of Westport Island

Story

Mike Remillard shares his in-depth knowledge of our community
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

You will learn a lot from Mike's fascination with many topics from church organs to submarines.