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Historical Items

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Item 41847

Moody Family on Beach, Camp Ellis, ca. 1906

Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum Date: circa 1906 Location: Saco Media: Print from glass negative

Item 55198

Moody Chapel, Fairfield, ca. 1955

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: circa 1955 Location: Fairfield Media: Photographic print

Item 22632

William A. Moody, Brunswick, 1905

Contributed by: Pejepscot History Center Date: circa 1905 Location: Brunswick Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 63669

49 Moody Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Grace T. Miles Use: Dwelling - Three Family

Item 63662

9 Moody Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Susan E. Towle Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 63666

38 Moody Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Liberty Real Estate Assoc. Use: Dwelling - Three Family


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George W. Hinckley and Needy Boys and Girls

George W. Hinckley wanted to help needy boys. The farm, school and home he ran for nearly sixty nears near Fairfield stressed home, religion, education, discipline, industry, and recreation.


Putting Men to Work, Saving Trees

While many Mainers were averse to accepting federal relief money during the Great Depression of the 1930s, young men eagerly joined the Civilian Conservation Corps, one of President Franklin Roosevelt's most popular programs. The Maine Forest Service supervised the work of many of the camps.


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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Lincoln, Maine - Weatherbee Hardware Store window display, Lincoln, ca. 1943

… Stevens- left" "Laurence Burke on right" "Stewart Moody at bottom" "The aviator is some Beatham" "Archer boy & (illegible) at right of Uncle Sam"…

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L.C. Bates Museum/Good Will-Hinckley

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

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Historic Hallowell - The Hallowell Union Fire Club

… Thomas Agry, Samuel Sumner Wilde, and Nathan Moody, who paved the way for the firefighters of today. Dr.

My Maine Stories

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Growing up DownEast
by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast

Lesson Plans

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Lesson Plan

Portland History: Lemuel Moody and the Portland Observatory

Grade Level: 3-5 Content Area: Social Studies
Lemuel Moody and the Portland Observatory Included are interesting facts to share with your students and for students, an interactive slide show available on-line at Maine Memory Network. The "Images" slide show allows students to place historical images of the Observatory in a timeline. Utilizing their observation skills students will place these images in chronological order by looking for changes within the built environment for clues. Also available is the "Maps" slide show, a series of maps from key eras in Portland's history. Students will answer the questions in the slide show to better understand the topography of Portland, the need for an Observatory and the changes in the landscape and the population centers.

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Portland History: Signalizing and Non-Verbal Communications at the Portland Observatory

Grade Level: 3-5 Content Area: English Language Arts, Social Studies, Visual & Performing Arts
This lesson is an overview of Captain Lemuel Moody's (builder of the Observatory) signaling system used at the Portland Observatory. Activities range from flag making to mapping and journal writing. The "Signals" slide show allows students to look at Captain Moody's general and private signals notebooks. Students are asked a series of questions about the notebooks and Moody's signaling system allowing for a better understanding of the principles behind the Observatory.

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Portland History: The Portland Observatory and Thermometrics

Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8 Content Area: Science & Engineering, Social Studies
Thermometrics is a term coined by Moody to describe his weather recording activities. Included here are some cross-curricula lesson plans and activities for students to use their knowledge in science, math and social studies while acting as weather forecasters. Check out the web-sites listed in this section for information on building your own barometer and anemometer.