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Historical Items

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Item 16537

Cushman Baking Company delivery truck, Portland, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 18175

Golden Heart Bread label, Auburn, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: circa 1940 Location: Auburn Media: Ink on paper

Item 100156

Swasey bean pot, Portland, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Portland Media: Stoneware

Tax Records

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Item 50031

101-111 Elm Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Cushman Baking Co. Use: Bakery

Item 50030

98-100 Elm Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Cushman Baking Co. Use: Stable

Item 50032

66-70 Cedar Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Cushman Baking Co. Use: Storage

Exhibits

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Maine Eats: the food revolution starts here

From Maine's iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine's identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine's culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.

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World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.

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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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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - 1925 National Governors' Association Convention

One of the most photographed events at the convention was a lobster bake and buffet held at the hotel.

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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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