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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 30927

Aerial View of Guilford Looking East

Contributed by: Guilford Historical Society Date: circa 1955 Location: Guilford Media: Photographic print

Item 30914

Temporary Foot Bridge, Guilford, 1954

Contributed by: Guilford Historical Society Date: 1954 Location: Guilford Media: Photographic print

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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Home: The Longfellow House & the Emergence of Portland

The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.

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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 Medical Center, Bramhall Campus

Maine Medical Center, founded as Maine General Hospital, has dominated Portland’s West End since its construction in 1871 on Bramhall Hill. As the medical field grew in both technological and social practice, the facility of the hospital also changed. This exhibit tracks the expansion and additions to that original building as the hospital adapted to its patients’ needs.

Site Pages

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Guilford, Maine - BUILDINGS - Page 2 of 5

It was a hardware store on the first floor and the First National Bank on the second floor. John Scales & Sons became the firm name on January 20…

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Guilford, Maine - BUILDINGS - Page 1 of 5

… next 5 pages: 1) Odd Fellows Hall, Bank Square 2) Scales Building, Guilford Fire Station 3) Guilford High School, Braeburn Hotel, Low's Covered…

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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…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Story of the "little nun"
by Felicia Garant

My grandmother made a nun's outfit for me

Story

In an Old, Abandoned Island House, I Found my Mentor and my Muse
by Robin Clifford Wood

An aspiring writer finds inspiration and a mentor from the past in an old island home.

Story

Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life