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Historical Items

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Item 5770

Augusta from cupola of State House, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Augusta Media: Stereograph

Item 5758

Augusta stereograph, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1880 Location: Augusta Media: Stereograph

Mystery Corner Item

Item 6318

Maine State Prison barber, Thomaston, ca. 1900

Mystery Corner Item What is this man's name?

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Thomaston Media: Stereograph

Online 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.


Summer's Favorite Game

Baseball often is called the National Pastime. For many people, baseball is encountered in the backyard and down the street, a game played by a few or the full contingent of a team.


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.