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Historical Items

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Item 26642

The Singer Block, Thomaston, ca. 1871

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1871 Location: Thomaston Media: Stereograph

Item 26667

Main Street, Thomaston, 1890

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Thomaston Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 88113

Keith property, N. Side Island Avenue, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Emma L. Keith Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 40372

Assessor's Record, 1481 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Hattie Keith Use: Garage

Item 40371

1481 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Hattie Keith Use: Dwelling - Single family

Online Exhibits

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MHS in Pictures: exploring our first 200 years

Two years after separating from Massachusetts, Maine leaders—many who were part of the push for statehood—also separated from Massachusetts Historical Society, creating the Maine Historical Society in 1822. The legislation signed on February 5, 1822 positioned MHS as the third-oldest state dedicated historical organization in the nation. The exhibition features MHS's five locations over the institution's two centuries, alongside images of leaders who have steered the organization through pivotal times.

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Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper.

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Begin Again: reckoning with intolerance in Maine

BEGIN AGAIN explores Maine's historic role, going back 528 years, in crisis that brought about the pandemic, social and economic inequities, and the Black Lives Matter movement in 2020.

Site Pages

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Thomaston Expands - 1805 to 1846

Keith, whose father, Josiah, was a tanner and shoemaker from Bridgewater, MA, planted trees and built pine-planking sidewalks along the streets.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Notable Residents

William Keith sold a lot with a partially constructed house at the corner of Robinson and Main Street to a friend and business acquaintance of Henry…

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Guilford, Maine - BUILDINGS - Page 2 of 5

… one of the oldest hardware stores and was sold to Keith Farnham on July 26, who changed the name to Guilford Hardware.