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Historical Items

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Item 84816

The Preble House, Great Cranberry Island, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Acadia National Park Date: circa 1935 Location: Cranberry Isles Media: Photographic print

Item 82286

Preble House, Great Cranberry Island, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Great Cranberry Island Historical Society Date: circa 1895 Location: Cranberry Isles Media: Photographic print

Item 18042

Melvin Preble home, Bangor, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 70641

97 Preble Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Preble Fuel Company Use: Office

Item 70573

Assessor's Record, 28-34 Preble Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Preble Corporation Use: Boiler House

Item 70564

Assessor's Record, 22-34 Preble Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Preble Corporation Use: Theatre

Online 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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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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The Life and Legacy of the George Tate Family

Captain George Tate, mast agent for the King of England from 1751 to the Revolutionary War, and his descendants helped shape the development of Portland (first known as Falmouth) through activities such as commerce, shipping, and real estate.

Site Pages

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Maine's Road to Statehood - The Missouri Compromise: A Moral Dilemma

… Compromise: A Moral Dilemma William P. Preble to William King regarding Missouri Compromise, Portland, 1820 Although delighted by the arrival…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - The Final Vote

… days later the bill passed on the floor of the House, 193-59.[29] Finally, after three decades of planning, organizing, lobbying and failure…

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - Streetscape, 1790-1930

house, was demolished in 1858 to make way for the Preble House hotel. The new four-story building had a Mansard roof, which originally included…

My Maine Stories

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Story

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