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Historical Items

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Item 5510

Moore Memorial embroidery, Portland, 1838

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1838 Location: Portland Media: Silk, watercolor, printers type, photo transp.

Item 9647

Alton Thomas, Leeds, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Leeds Historical Society Date: circa 1905 Location: Leeds Media: Photographic print

Item 19343

Algernon Sidney Washburn, Hallowell, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Washburn Norlands Living History Center Date: circa 1870 Location: Hallowell Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 49055

66 Deering Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Sarah Moore Use: Dwelling - Single Family & Doctors Office


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The Advent of Green Acre Baha’i School

The Green Acre Baha’i School began as Green Acre Conferences, established by Sarah Jane Farmer in Eliot. She later became part of the Baha'i Faith and hosted speakers and programs that promoted peace. In 1912, the leader of the Baha'i Faith, 'Abdu'l-Baha, visited Green Acre, where hundreds saw him speak.


Rebecca Usher: 'To Succor the Suffering Soldiers'

Rebecca Usher of Hollis was 41 and single when she joined the Union nursing service at the U.S. General Hospital at Chester, Pennsylvania. Her time there and later at City Point, Virginia, were defining experiences of her life.


Samplers: Learning to Sew

Settlers' clothing had to be durable and practical to hold up against hard work and winters. From the 1700s to the mid 1800s, the women of Maine learned to sew by making samplers.