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Historical Items

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Item 36581

Banner of Machinists, Portland, 1841

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1841 Location: Portland Media: Oil on linen

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Item 15236

Turning a Freight Car Replacement Wheel, Derby, 1965

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society Date: 1965 Location: Derby Media: Photographic print

Item 101209

4 Flint Street, Bridgton, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Bridgton Historical Society Date: circa 1938 Location: Bridgton Media: Ink on paper and photograph

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Exhibits

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Carlton P. Fogg, Advocate for Vocational Education

Carlton P. Fogg (1899-1972) was passionate about vocational and technical education. While teaching at the high school level in Waterville, Fogg's lobbying and letter-writing helped create the Kennebec Valley Vocational Technical Institute in 1969.

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A Celebration of Skilled Artisans

The Maine Charitable Mechanic Association, an organization formed to promote and support skilled craftsmen, celebrated civic pride and members' trades with a parade through Portland on Oct. 8, 1841 at which they displayed 17 painted linen banners with graphic and textual representations of the artisans' skills.

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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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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… from Phillips, settled there and became a hardware merchant. Winthrop, known as "Wint", was a machinist and moved to Dixfield before 1900.

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Historic Hallowell - The Fuller Foundry

… and the owner was George Fuller who also owned Machinists Manufacturers. It was a large part of Hallowell's history because everyone relied on it…

My Maine Stories

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Dancing through barriers
by Garrett Stewart

My Dad performed on the Dave Astor Show in Portland during the civil rights era.