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Item 31719

Wackwarreska, Scarborough, ca. 1651

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: circa 1651 Location: Scarborough; Scarborough Media: Painting, mural

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Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House, Westport Island, 2016

Contributed by: Bob and Callie Connor through Westport Island History Committee Date: 2016 Location: Westport Island Media: Photographic print

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Jonathan Poor's murals in Farmington, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Farmington Historical Society Date: circa 1950 Location: Farmington Media: Photographic print


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Mural mystery in Westport Island's Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House

The Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House, a well-preserved Greek Revival house on Westport Island, has a mystery contained within--a panoramic narrative mural. The floor-to-ceiling mural contains eight painted panels that create a colorful coastal seascape which extends through the front hallway and up the stairwell. The name of the itinerant painter has been lost over time, can you help us solve the mystery of who he or she was?


Pigeon's Mainer Project: who decides who belongs?

Street artist Pigeon's artwork tackles the multifaceted topic of immigration. He portrays Maine residents, some who are asylum seekers, refugees, and immigrants—people who are often marginalized through state and federal policies—to ask questions about the dynamics of power in society, and who gets to call themselves a “Mainer.”


One Hundred Years of Caring -- EMMC

In 1892 five physicians -- William H. Simmons, William C. Mason, Walter H. Hunt, Everett T. Nealey, and William E. Baxter -- realized the need for a hospital in the city of Bangor had become urgent and they set about providing one.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Early Settlers

The Ben Butlers tell us these murals were painted by Jonathan Poor, nephew of Rufus Porter. Other Farmington Falls homes boast walls with similar…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Patten Free Library

… who is an artist that made the children's room mural. Center Street, Bath, ca. 1925Item Contributed byPatten Free Library This library also…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford - Page 3 of 4

… of Portland, who is known to have painted similar murals in a now demolished church in Mayville, near Bethel.