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Historical Items

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Item 100223

High school, Rockland, ca. 1875

Contributed by: Rockland Historical Society Date: circa 1875 Location: Rockland Media: Stereograph

Item 100112

High School building, Rockland, ca. 1875

Contributed by: Rockland Historical Society Date: circa 1875 Location: Rockland Media: Half Stereo View, stereograph

Item 100140

Gay Street schoolhouse, North Main Street, Rockland, ca. 1875

Contributed by: Rockland Historical Society Date: circa 1875 Location: Rockland Media: Stereograph

Tax Records

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Item 73816

22 Rockland Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Elinor G. Tasker Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 73803

101 Rockland Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Estate of Frank Lewis Shaw Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 73799

50 Rockland Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Orin Main Use: Dwelling - Two family

Exhibits

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Promoting Rockland Through a Stereopticon, 1875

Frank Crockett and photographer J.P. Armbrust took stereo views of Rockland's downtown, industry, and notable homes in the 1870s as a way to promote tourism to the town.

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Maine's 20th Regiment

The War was not going well for the Union and in the summer of 1862, when President Lincoln called for an additional 300,000 troops, it was not a surprise to see so many men enlist in an attempt to bring proper leadership into the Army.

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Chinese in Maine

In 1857, when Daniel Cough left Amoy Island, China, as a stowaway on a sailing ship from Mt. Desert Island he was on his way into history as the first Chinese person to make his home in Maine. He was soon followed by a cigar maker and a tea merchant who settled in Portland and then by many more Chinese men who spread all over Maine working mostly as laundrymen.

Site Pages

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Early Maine Photography - Post-Mortem & Mourning

… was taken by his father Enos Crocket, an early Rockland photographer. This daguerreotype of Johnnie Crockett remained in the family until it joined…

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Rockland Historical Society

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Blue Hill, Maine - In Search of the Rustic Life

… where a steamship transported people to and from Rockland. Train travel was somewhat more difficult and required a fourteen-mile coach or carriage…