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Historical Items

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Item 29047

Richard King House, Dunstan Landing, Scarborough, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: circa 1930 Location: Scarborough Media: Photographic print

Item 102141

Rufus King on a Biddeford farm for sale, Newburyport, 1782

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1782-10-23 Location: Biddeford; Newburyport; Dunstable; Boston Media: Ink on paper

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Item 33689

Rufus King of Scarborough, ca. 1820

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: circa 1820 Location: Scarborough Media: Painting

Tax Records

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Item 59927

74 King Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Edward L. Jones Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 56819

32 Grant Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Frank King Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 84901

38 Whittier Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Octave H. King Use: Dwelling - Single family


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William King

Maine's first governor, William King, was arguably the most influential figure in Maine's achieving statehood in 1820. Although he served just one year as the Governor of Maine, he was instrumental in establishing the new state's constitution and setting up its governmental infrastructure.


The Life and Legacy of the George Tate Family

Captain George Tate, mast agent for the King of England from 1751 to the Revolutionary War, and his descendants helped shape the development of Portland (first known as Falmouth) through activities such as commerce, shipping, and real estate.


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.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - King Farm, Presque Isle, ca. 1920

The King family later sold the farm and bought a farm nearby on the Easton Road. The sprayer is hauled by two horses, which means that the pump was…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - The Porter Family

… Contributed byMaine State Museum If one family member died of consumption, usually more family members caught it.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - People Who Called Scarborough Home - Page 1 of 4

… Historical Society & Museum Richard King Richard King, born in 1718 in Boston, settled in the Dunstan Landing area of Scarborough in 1746 after…

My Maine Stories

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My Years of Coaching and Lessons Learned
by Bob Brown

How growing up and coaching in Maine, and around the world, made me who I am today.


Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey