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Historical Items

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Item 21618

Skowhegan Free Public Library and Elm Street, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Skowhegan Free Public Library through Skowhegan History House Date: circa 1940 Location: Skowhegan Media: Photographic print

Item 1155

Library cornerstone announcement, Clinton, 1899

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1899-09-25 Location: Clinton Media: Ink on paper

Item 12053

Johansen, Oakley, and Sherwood Streets, Portland, 1934

Contributed by: City of Portland Dept. of Public Works Date: 1934 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 38570

451-461 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Estate of Mary J.E. Clapp Use: Stores & Offices

Item 69313

Assessor's Record, 239-247 Park Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Exposition Building Use: Public Auditorium

Item 38981

Assessor's Record, 619-623 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: City of Portland Use: Public Library


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Student Exhibit: Historic Buildings on Madison Ave in Skowhegan

Take a tour and see some of the beautiful old buildings that used to be on Madison Avenue, Skowhegan? A few still remain, but most have been torn down.


The Public Face of Christmas

Christmas, a Christian holiday observed by many Mainers, has a very public, seasonal face that makes it visible to those of all beliefs.


Student Exhibit: Can You Help Our Free Skowhegan Public Library?

The Skowhegan Free Public Library was built in 1889 with money donated by Abner Coburn and the town of Skowhegan. Mr. Coburn left $30,000 in his will towards the building of the library. In 2005, for the library to fully keep up with their programs need to make some renovations. These changes would allow for more use of technology, more room for children's programs, and provide handicap accessibility.

Site Pages

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Boston Public Library

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Aroostook Valley Railroad and Maine Public Service Building

The building many of us know today as the Maine Public Service building on the corner of Second and State Streets was built by Gould in 1920 for the…

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Guilford, Maine - BUILDINGS - Page 4 of 5

The building was built with bricks and had a slate roof. Slate was used a lot because of the slate quarry in Monson.

My Maine Stories

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C19 on Pine Point Beach
by Beth, Scarborough

Cancer patient experience during pandemic


Carrabassett Village and the Red Stallion Inn circa 1960
by David Rollins

The creation of Carrabassett Village and the Red Stallion Inn at Sugarloaf USA


Scientist Turned Artist Making Art Out of Trash
by Ian Trask

Bowdoin College alum returns to midcoast Maine to make environmentally conscious artwork