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Historical Items

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Item 66999

Gilman Place Open House, Waterville, 2011

Contributed by: Kennebec Valley Community College Archive Date: 2011-05-11 Location: Waterville Media: Digital photograph

Item 67000

Gilman Place Open House gym restoration, Waterville, 2011

Contributed by: Kennebec Valley Community College Archive Date: 2011-05-11 Location: Waterville Media: Digital photograph

Mystery Corner Item

Item 102270

Poster for "Mame" performance, Waterville, ca. 1970

Mystery Corner Item Do you know the year of these performances?

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1970 Location: Waterville Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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Home: The Longfellow House & the Emergence of Portland

The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.

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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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The Kotzschmar Memorial Organ

A fire and two men whose lives were entwined for more than 50 years resulted in what is now considered to be "the Jewel of Portland" -- the Austin organ that was given to the city of Portland in 1912.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - The Opening & Closing of Hallowell's Shoe Companies

The Opening & Closing of Hallowell's Shoe Companies Terrill Smith, Tyler Veilleux & Aiden Watson The building was the Cotton Mill at 1885; however…

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Tate House Museum

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

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Customs House

Lambard and C .W King, the son of William King, the first governor of Maine. Before 1852 , King's home was at the site of the Customs House.

My Maine Stories

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Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life

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Carrabassett Village and the Red Stallion Inn circa 1960
by David Rollins

The creation of Carrabassett Village and the Red Stallion Inn at Sugarloaf USA

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2020 Sheltering in Place Random Notes During COVID-19
by Phyllis Merriam, LCSW

Sheltering-in-Place personal experiences in mid-coast Maine (Rockland) during March and April 2020