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Keywords: Orland

Historical Items

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Item 14675

Wedding dress, Orland, 1915

Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society Date: 1915 Location: Bucksport; Orland Media: Satin

Item 80418

Letter to Sarah Tarbox from brother Valentine, Orland, 1851

Contributed by: Westport Island History Committee Date: 1851 Location: Orland; Westport Island Media: Ink on paper

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Item 14854

Picnic area, Orland, 1892

Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society Date: 1892 Location: Bucksport Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 67279

10 Orland Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Marshall Davis Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 67467

14 Orland Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Monira C. Pillsbury Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 67469

20-22 Orland Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: john C. Bohnson Use: Dwelling - Two family

Exhibits

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John Hancock's Relation to Maine

The president of the Continental Congress and the Declaration's most notable signatory, John Hancock, has ties to Maine through politics, and commercial businesses, substantial property, vacations, and family.

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Raising Fish

Mainers began propagating fish to stock ponds and lakes in the mid 19th century. The state got into the business in the latter part of the century, first concentrating on Atlantic salmon, then moving into raising other species for stocking rivers, lakes, and ponds.

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This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War

For Mainers like many other people in both the North and the South, the Civil War, which lasted from 1861-1865, had a profound effect on their lives. Letters, artifacts, relics, and other items saved by participants at home and on the battlefield help illuminate the nature of the Civil War experience for Mainers.

Site Pages

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Surry by the Bay - Sawmills of Cunningham Ridge

… Henry Dunbar's mill at the foot of Toddy Pond in Orland, where the state boat landing is now located.

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Blue Hill, Maine - Blue Hill Spearheads Development on the Downeast Coast

The townships west were: #1 now Bucksport; #2 now Orland, #3 now Penobscot, Brooksville and Castine, #4 now Brooklin and Sedgwick, #5 now Blue Hill…

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Blue Hill, Maine - A Real Downeast County Fair

Fortunately, it came down in the nearby town of Orland and was retrieved. Fairgoers were treated to the highest ride ever.