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Historical Items

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Item 15421

Maine State Pier, Portland, 1922

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1922 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 17196

Lamoine Beach Pier

Contributed by: Lamoine Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Lamoine Media: Postcard

Item 105289

Maine State Pier from the USAT St. Mihiel, Portland, 1939

Courtesy of Tom Richards, an individual partner Date: 1939-10-29 Location: Portland Media: Photographic Print

Tax Records

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Item 37243

State Pier, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Port of Portland - Directors of

Item 37240

Shed, State Pier, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Port of Portland - Directors of Use: Shed - Freight

Item 37242

Shed, State Pier, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Port of Portland - Directors of Use: Shed - Freight

Online Exhibits

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Amazing! Maine Stories

These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.

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Promoting Rockland Through a Stereopticon, 1875

Frank Crockett and photographer J.P. Armbrust took stereo views of Rockland's downtown, industry, and notable homes in the 1870s as a way to promote tourism to the town.

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Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper.

Site Pages

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Site Page

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

The guns were fired from Ft. Williams, the horns came from the 5th Maine Infantry band, and whistles were from the steamboat Calvin Austin.

Site Page

Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Wiscasset's Arctic Connection

… Schooner Bowdoin, backing off the pier, Wiscasset, 1926 View the Wiscasset's Arctic Connection Slide Show Text by Cindy Dykes Images from…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Building Boom and Piers above the Falls

Some of the deteriorating piers can still be seen the Androscoggin river, above the High Bridge, in the Virginia Area of Rumford.

My Maine Stories

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Story

History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

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

Story

In an Old, Abandoned Island House, I Found my Mentor and my Muse
by Robin Clifford Wood

An aspiring writer finds inspiration and a mentor from the past in an old island home.