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Historical Items

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Item 100286

Franklin Towers, Portland, 1969

Contributed by: Portland Housing Authority through Maine Historical Society Date: 1969-09-02 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 100285

Franklin Towers and Anshe Sfard synagogue, Portland, ca. 1970

Contributed by: Herb Adams through Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1970 Location: Portland Media: Postcard

Item 4122

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow birthplace, Portland, 1896

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1807 Location: Portland Media: Pencil on paper

Exhibits

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Great Cranberry Island's Preble House

The Preble House, built in 1827 on a hilltop over Preble Cove on Great Cranberry Island, was the home to several generations of Hadlock, Preble, and Spurling family members -- and featured in several books.

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Anshe Sfard, Portland's Early Chassidic Congregation

Chassidic Jews who came to Portland from Eastern Europe formed a congregation in the late 19th century and, in 1917, built a synagogue -- Anshe Sfard -- on Cumberland Avenue in Portland. By the early 1960s, the congregation was largely gone. The building was demolished in 1983.

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Longfellow: The Man Who Invented America

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was a man and a poet of New England conscience. He was influenced by his ancestry and his Portland boyhood home and experience.

Site Pages

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - North New Portland Village Schools

… many years, Central Elementary school housed New Portland students from grades K-8. When Maine district 74 constructed Carrabec Community School in…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Maritime Tales: Shipyards and Shipwrecks - Page 2 of 2

3.Interview with Donald Googins by the author, 24 November 2009. 4.Queenie Seal’s diary, 1951.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Roads: From Footpaths to Super Highway

… an independent state agency, the Maine Turnpike Authority, for the purpose of building a super highway.(8) The first section of highway opened in…

My Maine Stories

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Reverend Thomas Smith of First Parish Portland
by Kristina Minister, Ph.D.

Pastor, Physician, Real Estate Speculator, and Agent for Wabanaki Genocide

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History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

This is a history of one of Portland's oldest local bars

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

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