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Historical Items

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Item 81193

Kimball School, Mexico, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Mexico Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Mexico Media: Photographic print

Item 21450

Automobile on Kimball Street, Sanford, ca. 1910

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

Item 76253

Kimball Hotel, Limestone, ca. 1913

Contributed by: Robert A. Frost Memorial Library Date: circa 1913 Location: Limestone Media: Postcard

Tax Records

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Item 84918

Assessor's Record, 16 William Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Ralph W. Kimball Use: Garage

Item 58101

233 High Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Jesse Y. kimball Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 62482

10 Mayland Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Samuel F. Kimball Use: Bungalow

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 111766

Alterations to Kimball Block, Portland, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Portland Client: Kimball Architect: John Calvin Stevens

Item 110055

Alterations to Kimball Block, Portland, 1903-1925

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1903–1925 Location: Portland Client: Eastman Bros. & Bancroft Architect: John P. Thomas

Online Exhibits

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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.


From Sewers to Skylines: William S. Edwards's 1887 Photo Album

William S. Edwards (1830-1918) was a civil engineer who worked for the City of Portland from 1876-1906. Serving as First Assistant to Chief Engineer William A. Goodwin, then to Commissioner George N. Fernald, Edwards was a fixture in City Hall for 30 consecutive years, proving indispensable throughout the terms of 15 Mayors of Portland, including all six of those held by James Phineas Baxter. Edwards made significant contributions to Portland, was an outstanding mapmaker and planner, and his works continue to benefit historians.


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.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Economic History of Main Street, Northeast Harbor - Page 1 of 3

"The Kimball block housed Harrison Kimball’s grocery store. Reminiscing about the village in 1901, Emily Phillips Reynolds said that the store was “a…"

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Intersection of Centre and Washington

"… Rogers, John Patten, Jeremiah Robinson, Otis Kimball, and Caleb S. Jenks formed a building committee of the Third Congregational Church and Parish…"

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Music in Maine - Drum, Stockton Springs, ca. 1840

"… umbrellas and musical instruments at 92 Court Street in Boston from 1820 to 1844, specializing in bass drums for militia units."