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Historical Items

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Item 30920

Elm Street Businesses, Guilford, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Guilford Historical Society Date: circa 1880 Location: Guilford Media: Photographic print

Item 31678

Main Street businesses, Saco, 1911

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1911 Location: Saco Media: Photographic print

Item 27650

Upper Corner businesses, Hampden, ca. 1904

Contributed by: Hampden Historical Society Date: circa 1904 Location: Hampden Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 86105

346 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Boston and Maine Railroad Use: Auto Repair Shop

Item 86108

378-380 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Boston and Maine Railroad Use: Boat Shop

Item 38597

517-519 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Maine Charitable Mechanics Association Use: Stores & Offices

Exhibits

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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.

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John Hancock's Relation to Maine

The president of the Continental Congress and the Declaration's most notable signatory, John Hancock, has ties to Maine through politics, and commercial businesses, substantial property, vacations, and family.

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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.

Site Pages

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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Guilford, Maine - BUSINESSES - Page 3 of 3

BUSINESSES FRENCH & ELLIOTT COMPANY Kelsey Callins and Katie Scott 8th Grade Students, Piscataquis Community Middle School Images by: Guilford…

My Maine Stories

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The best lobster roll in Maine!
by Debbie Gagnon

The history of Red's Eats and the recipe for our famous Lobster Rolls

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A Lifelong Romance with Retail
by George A Smith

Maine's once plentiful small retail stores.

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Co-founding Halcyon Yarn and learning to weave
by Hector Jaeger

Moving to Maine, Halcyon Yarn, and rediscovering the joy of weaving