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Historical Items

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Item 11148

William King real estate assessment, ca. 1847

Contributed by: Patten Free Library Date: 1847 Location: Bath Media: Ink on paper

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Item 96522

Baldwin and Sebago lot map, ca. 1820

Contributed by: Baldwin Historical Society Date: circa 1805 Location: Baldwin; Sebago Media: ink on paper

Item 10022

James A. Thompson to Gov. King, 1837

Contributed by: Patten Free Library Date: 1837-01-04 Location: Bath; Augusta Media: Ink on paper

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Tax Records

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Item 87465

Exchange Real Estate property, Messalonskee Road, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Exchange Real Estate Use: Summer Dwelling

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109939

Plan of land owned by Frederick L. Olmsted, Deer Isle, 1944

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1944 Location: Deer Isle Client: unknown Architect: M. F. Sherman

Item 109888

Plot plan of Rumford River Street, Congress Street, and Lowell Street, Rumford, 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1930 Location: Rumford; Rumford Client: Town of Rumford Architect: Coombs and Harriman

Item 111598

David A. Calhoun house, Cape Elizabeth, 1904

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1904 Location: Cape Elizabeth Client: David A. Calhoun Architect: John Calvin Stevens

Online Exhibits

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John Hancock's Relation to Maine

The president of the Continental Congress and the Declaration's most notable signatory, John Hancock, has ties to Maine through politics, and commercial businesses, substantial property, vacations, and family.

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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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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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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundry - Biographies: The Pejepscot Proprietors - Page 2 of 2

… father, and later took control of his father's real estate. Josiah lost a hand in an explosion while supervising the blasting of a passage through…

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundry - Women in Colonial Economies - Page 3 of 4

Married women could not purchase property, and husbands acquired custodial powers over property that their wives owned prior to marriage.

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundry - Further Reading

Somersworth: New Hampshire Pub. Co, 1975. Saxine, Ian. Properties of Empire: Indians, Colonists, and Land Speculators on the New England Frontier.

My Maine Stories

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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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Redlining and the Jewish Communities in Maine
by David Freidenreich

Federal and state policies created unfair housing practices against immigrants, like redlining.

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My life as a revolutionary knitter
by Katharine Cobey

Moving to Maine and confronting knitting stereotypes