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Historical Items

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Item 27863

Customs House, Bath, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Maritime Museum Date: circa 1890 Location: Bath Media: Photographic print

Item 27899

Post Office & Custom House, Bath, ca. 1901

Contributed by: Private Collection through Patten Free Library Date: circa 1901 Location: Bath Media: Postcard

Item 27927

Galen Moses and friends, Bath, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Patten Free Library Date: circa 1890 Location: Bath Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Promoting Rockland Through a Stereopticon, 1875

Frank Crockett and photographer J.P. Armbrust took stereo views of Rockland's downtown, industry, and notable homes in the 1870s as a way to promote tourism to the town.

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Drawing Together: Art of the Longfellows

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is best know as a poet, but he also was accomplished in drawing and music. He shared his love of drawing with most of his siblings. They all shared the frequent activity of drawing and painting with their children. The extended family included many professional as well as amateur artists, and several architects.

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A City Awakes: Arts and Artisans of Early 19th Century Portland

Portland's growth from 1786 to 1860 spawned a unique social and cultural environment and fostered artistic opportunity and creative expression in a broad range of the arts, which flowered with the increasing wealth and opportunity in the city.

Site Pages

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - The Mall on West Main Street

Fine examples of Greek Revival, Gothic Revival, Italianate and Victorian architecture reflect the affluence of the times.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Customs House

The roof is a hipped roof. That architectural style was rarely seen in this area at that time. The building is considered elaborate because of the…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Architect James Overlock

… symbol, using it lavishly in side porches, an Italianate architectural element. By the 1850s, he made a personal statement by moving into a higher…