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Historical Items

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Item 5215

Rebecca N. Usher, Hollis, ca. 1885

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1885 Media: Photographic print

Item 29040

"Statue of Faith" for Plymouth, Hallowell Granite Works, 1877

Contributed by: Hubbard Free Library Date: circa 1877 Location: Hallowell; Plymouth Media: Photographic print

Item 22553

Interior of St. Brendan's Church, Biddeford, 1916

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1916 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 37301

141-145 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William J Dennis Use: Store

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 110431

Dwight residence garden, Bar Harbor, 1982

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1982 Location: Bar Harbor Client: George Dwight, Architect: Patrick Chasse; The Maine Designer/Craftsman

Online Exhibits

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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.


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.


Longfellow: The Man Who Invented America

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was a man and a poet of New England conscience. He was influenced by his ancestry and his Portland boyhood home and experience.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - One of Many Monuments

… Hallowell, 1877Hubbard Free Library The statue "Faith," the central figure, 36 feet tall, is 216 times life size, and took one year to carve. Her…

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Milbridge Historical Society

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

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Historic Clothing Collection - Eighteenth Century - Page 2 of 3

Roman statues excavated at Herculaneum at this time contributed to interest in simple draped dress. By 1800 women enjoyed the relative freedom of…