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Historical Items Showing 3 of 387 View All

Item 18168

Sebago Post Office, 1925

Contributed by: Sebago Historical Society

Date: circa 1925

Location: Sebago

Media: Postcard

Item 18170

Sebago Post Office desk, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Sebago Historical Society

Date: circa 1915

Location: Sebago

Media: Wood

Item 20236

New Sweden Post Office, ca. 1938

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society

Date: circa 1938

Location: New Sweden

Media: Photographic print

Tax Records Showing 3 of 7 View All

Item 88179

Morse property, W. Side Island Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Retta Morse

Use: Dwelling & Post Office

Item 50794

Assessor's Record, 65-79 Exchange Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: U.S. Government

Use: Post Office

Item 54895

736 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Lovina J.N. Sawyer

Use: Dwelling - Two Family & Post Office

Exhibits Showing 3 of 55 View All


Civil War post office scroll, 1862-1864

Patriotism Shared

Post office clerks began collecting strong red, white, and blue string, rolling it onto a ball and passing it on to the next post office to express their support for the Union effort in the Civil War. Accompanying the ball was this paper scroll on which the clerks wrote messages and sometimes drew images.


Lt. Charles Bridges request for coffins, Port Hudson, 1864

Lt. Charles Bridges: Getting Ahead in the Army

Sgt. Charles Bridges of Co. B of the 2nd Maine Infantry was close to the end of his two years' enlistment in early 1863 when he took advantage of an opportunity for advancement by seeking and getting a commission as an officer in the 3rd Regiment U.S. (Colored) Volunteers.


Air Force trainees, Colby College, 1942

A Brief History of Colby College

Colby originated in 1813 as Maine Literary and Theological Institution and is now a small private liberal arts college of about 1,800 students. A timeline of the history and development of Colby College from 1813 until the present.

Site Pages Showing 3 of 96 View All

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Post Office, Lincoln, Built in 1856

Lincoln, Maine - Post Office

… never existed?" The postal service refers to the post offices and mailing. Here are some things that may have happened if the postal service had…

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Ice Storm, Hallowell Post Office, 1998

Historic Hallowell - Post Office and Fire Station

Post Office and Fire Station Hallowell Post OfficeItem Contributed byHubbard Free Library Judy Longfellow, Post Woman written by Sam Gilbert…

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Post Office, Lincoln, Built in 1856

Lincoln, Maine - Post Office, Lincoln, Built in 1856

Post Office, Lincoln, Built in 1856 Contributed by Lincoln Historical Society Description The Lincoln Post Office was in the Plumly…

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 3 View All


In 1970 I served in Vietnam, and sent my parents a package

by Peter P. Joyce Jr.

My Parents' war story


Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey



My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II

by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima