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Historical Items

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Item 105627

Lease agreement on patent owned by Gorges and Mason, Kittery, 1637

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1637-10-01 Location: Kittery Media: Ink on paper

Item 18378

Wedding party, Lewiston, 1897

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection, University of Southern Maine Libraries Date: 1897 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 18847

John Neal to sister, Rachel Neal, Portland, 1814

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1814 Location: Portland; Boston Media: Ink on paper

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Online Exhibits

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Student Exhibit: Historic Buildings on Madison Ave in Skowhegan

Take a tour and see some of the beautiful old buildings that used to be on Madison Avenue, Skowhegan? A few still remain, but most have been torn down.


Portland Hotels

Since the establishment of the area's first licensed hotel in 1681, Portland has had a dramatic, grand and boisterous hotel tradition. The Portland hotel industry has in many ways reflected the growth and development of the city itself. As Portland grew with greater numbers of people moving through the city or calling it home, the hotel business expanded to fit the increasing demand.


Umbazooksus & Beyond

Visitors to the Maine woods in the early twentieth century often recorded their adventures in private diaries or journals and in photographs. Their remembrances of canoeing, camping, hunting and fishing helped equate Maine with wilderness.

Site Pages

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundary - Beyond Borders: an historical overview - Page 5 of 6

"… promised independence from overweening landlords or employers. Legal title would secure their ability to subsist off the land and to produce for…"

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundary - Kennebec Proprietors Biographies

"… Vassal Florentius Vassal was an absentee landlord who lived on Wimpole Street London. He acted as the company agent in London."

My Maine Stories

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History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

This is a history of one of Portland's oldest local bars