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Historical Items

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Item 4157

Richmond Island, Cape Elizabeth, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Cape Elizabeth Media: Photographic print

Item 25604

Page from Ballou's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, Swan Island, 1859

Contributed by: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands Date: 1859-05-07 Location: Richmond Media: Newsprint

Item 80399

Letter to Sarah Tarbox from Louisa and Wm Greenleaf, 1841

Contributed by: Westport Island History Committee Date: 1841-08-07 Location: Westport Island; Richmond Media: Ink on paper

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Tax Records

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Item 88114

Richmond property, S. Side Island Avenue, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Horace W. Richmond Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 89227

Richmond property, East End, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mildred D. Richmond Use: Shed

Item 89218

Richmond property, East End, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mildred D. Richmond Use: Summer Dwelling

Online Exhibits

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Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.


Photojournalism & the 1936 Flood

Photojournalism & the 1936 Flood examines the monumental destruction caused by the historic flood of 1936 through the comprehensive and innovative photojournalism done by the Guy Gannett Publishing Company in the weeks surrounding the flood.


Colonial Cartography: The Plymouth Company Maps

The Plymouth Company (1749-1816) managed one of the very early land grants in Maine along the Kennebec River. The maps from the Plymouth Company's collection of records constitute some of the earliest cartographic works of colonial America.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Arriving in Bar Harbor

Now we have steamers City of Richmond, Lewiston, Mt. Desert, Little Buttercup, Acadia, and Queen City of Bangor all running to and from this port.”…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering - Page 4 of 4

Fishermen who went toward Richmond Island stopped at a place called Deep Ledge and those from the Spurwink River would fish along that part of the…

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Early Maine Photography - Landscape Photography - Page 2 of 3

Home of John Moreland Cummings, Richmond's Island, ca. 1855Maine Historical Society An ambrotype of Richmond’s Island in Cape Elizabeth shows the…