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Historical Items

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Item 12240

Mere Point Post Office and Store, Brunswick

Contributed by: Pejepscot History Center Date: circa 1925 Location: Brunswick Media: Postcard

Item 18168

Sebago Post Office, 1925

Contributed by: Sebago Historical Society Date: circa 1925 Location: Sebago Media: Postcard

Item 79073

East Dixfield Post Office and General Store, Wilton, ca. 1914

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society Date: circa 1914 Location: Wilton Media: Postcard

Tax Records

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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


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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: 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.


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

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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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Historic Hallowell - Post Office and Fire Station

Post Office and Fire Station Hallowell Post OfficeHubbard Free Library Judy Longfellow, Post Woman written by Sam Gilbert Q How old were you…

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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

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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