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Historical Items

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Item 30923

Scales Buildings, Guilford, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Guilford Historical Society Date: circa 1880 Location: Guilford Media: Photographic print

Item 30876

Bank Square and South Main Street, Guilford, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Guilford Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Guilford Media: Photographic print

Item 9072

Water Street, Skowhegan, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House Date: circa 1870 Location: Skowhegan Media: Stereograph

Tax Records

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Item 86736

Office Scale House, Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Union Wharf Proprietors Use: Office Scale House

Item 37441

550-566 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Terminal Co. Use: Track Scales

Item 86887

72-84 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Randall and McAllister Use: Office abd Scale House

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 Streets: The Postcard View

Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.

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Le Théâtre

Lewiston, Maine's second largest city, was long looked upon by many as a mill town with grimy smoke stacks, crowded tenements, low-paying jobs, sleazy clubs and little by way of refinement, except for Bates College. Yet, a noted Québec historian, Robert Rumilly, described it as "the French Athens of New England."

Site Pages

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Guilford, Maine - BUILDINGS - Page 2 of 5

… Images from the Guilford Historical Society Scales Building X The John Scales Building was built in 1892.

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Guilford, Maine - Historic Buildings - Page 1 of 2

SCALES BLOCK AND BANK SQUARE Scales Buildings, Guilford, ca. 1880Item Contributed byGuilford Historical Society This photograph shows the…

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Historic Hallowell - Nature's Bounty - Raw Material, Close at Hand

The quarry worker gives scale to the granite slab. Stone and statuary were protected during shipment (by ship, and after 1852, by rail) in crates…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Cleaning Fish or How Grandfather and Grandmother got by
by Randy Randall

Grandfather and Grandmother subsisted on the fish Grandfather caught, not always legally.