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Historical Items

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Item 80785

Civil War Monument, Lubec, ca. 1907

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1907 Location: Lubec Media: Postcard

Item 26403

Soldiers' Monument, Lubec, ca. 1905

Contributed by: An individual through Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1905 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Item 31734

Soldiers' Monument, Lubec, ca. 1905

Contributed by: West Quoddy Head Light Keepers Association Date: circa 1905 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 64066

99 Monument Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: David Gerber Use: Dwelling - Three Family

Item 64074

108 Monument Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Julius Comeras Use: Dwelling - Three Family

Item 64099

125 Monument Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Severino Nappy Use: Dwelling - Two family

Online Exhibits

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A Day for Remembering

Most societies have had rituals or times set aside to honor ancestors, those who have died and have paved the way for the living. Memorial Day, the last Monday in May, is the day Americans have set aside for such remembrances.

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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.

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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.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Soldiers' Monument, Bangor, 1864

… & higher." He noted that the cemetery wanted the monument there to "increase the value & quicken the sale of these lots which were a slow sale."…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Sagadahoc County Courthouse

… paper, Hepler also mentions that the Soldiers' Monument was built on an empty lot at the intersection of High and Centre Streets, in 1867, and…

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Lincoln, Maine - World War I

Also, Lincoln put up a monument to keep the memory of World War I in this town. The monument is located near Rite Aid in downtown Lincoln.

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.

Story

The Wall
by Michael Uhl

What it means to have beaten the odds

Story

Scientist Turned Artist Making Art Out of Trash
by Ian Trask

Bowdoin College alum returns to midcoast Maine to make environmentally conscious artwork