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Item 42201

'Mansion House March,' 1915

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1915 Location: Poland Spring Media: Ink on paper

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Item 22054

Goodall Mansion, Sanford, ca 1900

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Sanford Media: Print from Glass Negative

Item 16582

Menu, Poland Spring Mansion House, 1907

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1907-01-06 Location: Poland; Poland Media: Ink on paper

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Tax Records

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Item 45326

103-113 Danforth Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Louise H Libby Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 69138

73-81 Park Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Stuart O. Symonds Use: Dwelling - Two family


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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.


Student Exhibit: Historic Buildings on Madison Ave in Skowhegan

Take a tour and see some of the beautiful old buildings that used to be on Madison Avenue, Skowhegan? A few still remain, but most have been torn down.


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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The General Henry Knox Museum

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - II. Pinkies, wherries, skiffs and chebaccos: Early Settlement

They built log houses with simple furniture, surviving on the island’s resources through long winters with only the occasional sailboat connecting…

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Blue Hill, Maine - Educating Blue Hill

… only built one house, sometimes also called the "mansion house." Although George Stevens had no children of his own - except for a foster son - he…

My Maine Stories

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Monument Square 1967
by C. Michael Lewis

The background story and research behind a commissioned painting of Monument Square.