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Keywords: Ship Stores

Historical Items

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Item 20177

Ship William Witherle, Castine, 1851

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1851 Location: Castine Media: Photographic print

Item 80786

Ship Yard Point, Moosehead Lake, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Moosehead Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Media: Photographic print

Item 10718

Flag of the 1845 ship Excelsior

Contributed by: Brick Store Museum Date: circa 1985 Location: Kennebunk Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 37313

175-181 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Chrales F. Guptill Co. Use: Store

Item 37298

128-130 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Marcia W. Rackleff et als Use: Store Building

Item 37289

113-15 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Nathaniel W Shaw Use: Store & Storage

Exhibits

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Big Timber: the Mast Trade

Britain was especially interested in occupying Maine during the Colonial era to take advantage of the timber resources. The tall, straight, old growth white pines were perfect for ships' masts to help supply the growing Royal Navy.

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The Life and Legacy of the George Tate Family

Captain George Tate, mast agent for the King of England from 1751 to the Revolutionary War, and his descendants helped shape the development of Portland (first known as Falmouth) through activities such as commerce, shipping, and real estate.

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A Town Is Born: South Bristol, 1915

After being part of the town of Bristol for nearly 150 years, residents of South Bristol determined that their interests would be better served by becoming a separate town and they broke away from the large community of Bristol.

Site Pages

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Brick Store Museum

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Stores

Stores Laura Sprague in Atlantic store, Swan's Island, ca. 1940Item Contributed bySwan's Island Educational Society During the early 1900s…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Andrew Smith Store

Andrew Smith Store Andrew Smith's store, Swan's Island, ca. 1940Item Contributed bySwan's Island Educational Society Captain Andrew C.

My Maine Stories

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Peter Spanos fled the genocide in Turkey to Maine
by anonymous

Peter Spanos fled the Greek genocide in Smyrna in 1922, coming to Maine to work as a fruit peddler

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The only letter to survive World War II
by Cyrene Slegona

Only one of many letters my father sent to his wife remained after he came home from World War II.

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Monument Square 1967
by C. Michael Lewis

The background story and research behind a commissioned painting of Monument Square.