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Historical Items

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Item 31288

State Street ruins, Bangor, 1911

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1911 Location: Bangor; Bangor Media: Lantern slide

Item 20827

Morse-Libby Mansion, Portland, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 31287

Morse Oliver building ruins, Bangor, 1911

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1911 Location: Bangor Media: Lantern slide

Tax Records

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Item 86934

346-348 Woodford Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Nellie M. Morse Use: Dwelling - Two family

Exhibits

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Promoting Rockland Through a Stereopticon, 1875

Frank Crockett and photographer J.P. Armbrust took stereo views of Rockland's downtown, industry, and notable homes in the 1870s as a way to promote tourism to the town.

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Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

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Sagadahoc County through the Eastern Eye

The Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company of Belfast, Maine. employed photographers who traveled by company vehicle through New England each summer, taking pictures of towns and cities, vacation spots and tourist attractions, working waterfronts and local industries, and other subjects postcard recipients might enjoy. The cards were printed by the millions in Belfast into the 1940s.

Site Pages

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Ledyard Block

James C. Ledyard was also personally asked by Mr. Morse to buy the property that Morse High School was built on. James C.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Entertainment- Alameda and Opera House

Haggett, Harry E. Stetson, and Thomas W. Morse. The Alameda was in operation from 1882 until 1913. In 1913, the Bath Opera House took over the…

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Life on a Tidal River - The Bangor Fire of 1911 - Page 1 of 2

… and State Streets when a wall from the Morse-Oliver building collapsed. Falling telephone and electrical wires hampered his rescue, and Scribner…