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Historical Items

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Item 100276

Charles C. G. Thornton, Scarborough, 1863

Contributed by: Maine State Archives Date: circa 1863 Location: Scarborough Media: Carte de visite

Item 22385

Mahoney's Nursery, Saco, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Dyer Library/Saco Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Saco; Saco Media: Glass negative

Item 28002

Hampden Fairfield, Saco, 1889

Contributed by: Dyer Library/Saco Museum Date: 1889-05-30 Location: Saco Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Port of Portland's Custom House and Collectors of Customs

The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage.

Exhibit

State of Mind: Becoming Maine

The history of the region now known as Maine did not begin at statehood in 1820. What was Maine before it was a state? How did Maine separate from Massachusetts? How has the Maine we experience today been shaped by thousands of years of history?

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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