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Historical Items

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Item 11155

Smith & Broe Druggists, Portland, ca. 1912

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1912 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 6795

Frisbie block, Houlton, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Houlton Media: Photoprint

Item 79321

Main Street, Dixfield, ca. 1890

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

Tax Records

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Item 76219

97 Smith Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Max Robinson Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 76196

55 Smith Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Patrick Green Use: Apartments

Item 75552

14 Smith Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Niccola Talia Use: Dwelling - Three Family

Online Exhibits

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Waldoboro Fire Department's 175 Years

While the town of Waldoboro was chartered in 1773, it began organized fire protection in 1838 with a volunteer fire department and a hand pump fire engine, the Water Witch.


Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.


The Schooner Bowdoin: Ninety Years of Seagoing History

After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner <em>Bowdoin,</em> which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.

Site Pages

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Sagadahock House and The Sagadahoc Block

"While building the new block, the supervisor of construction, was killed. James E. Haley was killed soon after nine o' clock while working on the…"

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Sagadahoc County Courthouse

"… Text by Jared Gilliam, Emily Parker, and Kaitlyn Smith 7th grade students at Bath Middle School With images from Patten Free Library Sagadahoc…"

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - The Cheese Factory

"Large round blocks of cheese were stored in round wooden boxes. These boxes were often used as pantry storage boxes. Return to Student Research"

My Maine Stories

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Spiros Droggitis: From Biddeford to Washington DC and back
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

A Greek family's impact: from the iconic Wonderbar Restaurant to Washington DC


Growing up DownEast
by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast


History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

This is a history of one of Portland's oldest local bars