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Historical Items

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Item 76514

New City Hall, Portland, ca. 1912

Contributed by: Greater Portland Landmarks Date: circa 1912 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 77108

Destruction of Portland City Hall, ca. 1908

Contributed by: Greater Portland Landmarks Date: 1908-01-24 Location: Portland Media: Photograph on postcard

Item 7209

Portland City Hall, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1915 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 57281

14 Hall Court, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William E. Bell Use: Print Shop

Item 57278

8 Hall Court, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Maurice J. Mitchell Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 57279

9-11 Hall Court, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Frank P. Bailey Use: Dwelling - Single family

Exhibits

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Hermann Kotzschmar: Portland's Musical Genius

During the second half of the 19th century, "Hermann Kotzschmar" was a familiar household name in Portland. He spent 59 years in his adopted city as a teacher, choral conductor, concert artist, and church organist.

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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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Portland Hotels

Since the establishment of the area's first licensed hotel in 1681, Portland has had a dramatic, grand and boisterous hotel tradition. The Portland hotel industry has in many ways reflected the growth and development of the city itself. As Portland grew with greater numbers of people moving through the city or calling it home, the hotel business expanded to fit the increasing demand.

Site Pages

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs

The convention was held at Portland City Hall (Merrill Auditorium), and officially began on July 13, 1925.

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Wadsworth-Longfellow House, 1786-1960

… House, 1786-1960 Old City Hall, Portland, ca. 1886 Item 20592 infoMaine Historical Society 1882 - Looking East on Congress Street toward…

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Wadsworth-Longfellow House, 1786-1960

… - Looking East on Congress Street Toward City Hall This view was probably made from the roof of the Porteous Department Store – now the location…

My Maine Stories

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR