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Keywords: Portland Tax Records 1924

Tax Records

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Item 86866

Assessor's Record, Shelter Shed, Boat Landing, Portland Pier, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Proprietors of Portland Pier Use: Shelter Shed, Boat Landing

Item 86868

Storage, Portland Pier, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Proprietors of Portland Pier Use: Storage

Item 86874

Workshop, Portland Pier, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Proprietors of Portland Pier Use: Workshop

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A Snapshot of Portland, 1924: The Taxman Cometh

In 1924, with Portland was on the verge of profound changes, the Tax Assessors Office undertook a project to document every building in the city -- with photographs and detailed information that provide a unique view into Portland's architecture, neighborhoods, industries, and businesses.

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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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State of Mind: Becoming Maine

The history of the region now known as Maine did not begin at statehood in 1820. What was Maine before it was a state? How did Maine separate from Massachusetts? How has the Maine we experience today been shaped by thousands of years of history?

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City of Portland Planning & Urban Development

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - Researching Your Home

The records give details about the structure, its size, numbers of rooms, bathrooms, etc., as well as a photograph, and, often, other details.

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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