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Keywords: Mechanic Street

Historical Items

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Item 111783

Maine Charitable Mechanic Association and Congress Street, Portland, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Mechanics' Hall Date: circa 1890 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 111861

Congress Street showing Maine Charitable Mechanic Association building, Portland, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Mechanics' Hall Date: circa 1890 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 111814

Congress Street and Maine Charitable Mechanic Association, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Mechanics' Hall Date: circa 1870 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 62622

46 Mechanic Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Stuart O. Symonds Use: Apartments

Item 54068

14 Mechanic Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Female Prov. Association Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 62535

5 Mechanic Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Louise M. Drummond, Trustee Use: Dwelling - Two family

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 111968

State Street Church parsonage, Portland, 1927-1928

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1927–1928 Location: Portland Client: State Street Church Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Item 109435

Plan for Mechanics Savings Bank Building, Auburn, 1888

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1888 Location: Auburn Client: Mechanics Savings Bank Architect: George M. Coombs

Item 116618

Forest Street Grammar School, Westbrook, 1894

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1894 Location: Westbrook Client: unknown Architect: John Calvin Stevens

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

Maine Streets: The Postcard View

Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

History in Motion: The Era of the Electric Railways

Street railways, whether horse-drawn or electric, required the building of trestles and tracks. The new form of transportation aided industry, workers, vacationers, and other travelers.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Presque Isle: The Star City - Northeast Airlines DC-3, Presque Isle, ca. 1945

"… II Presque Isle Air Terminal Building on outer Mechanic Street bordering Presque Isle Army Air Field."

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Hugh J. Chisholm, Sr. - Page 2 of 2

"The Rumford Mechanics Institute, the largest building constructed by Chisholm on the business island, was Chisholm’s answer to a YMCA for the Town of…"

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Ellsworth Public Library

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

My Maine Stories

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Story

Monument Square 1967
by C. Michael Lewis

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