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Historical Items

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Item 6535

Babcock & Sharp Drug Store, Lewiston, ca. 1917

Contributed by: Androscoggin Historical Society Date: circa 1917 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 17531

Bunker's Store, East Sullivan

Contributed by: Sullivan and Sorrento Historical Society Date: circa 1905 Location: Sullivan Media: Photographic print

Item 8710

Sawin Store, North Waterford, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Waterford Historical Society Date: circa 1915 Location: North Waterford Media: Postcard

Tax Records

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Item 51764

215-223 Federal Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Elias Thomas Use: Print Shop & Store

Item 51766

Assessor's Record, 215-223 Federal Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Elias Thomas Use: Laundry - Store - Offices

Item 99288

9-11 Portland Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Lewis Lerman Use: Store and Dwelling


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Women, War, and the Homefront

When America entered the Great War in 1917, the government sent out pleas for help from American women, many of whom responded at the battle front and on the home front.


The Washburns of Livermore

Members of the Washburn family of Livermore participated in the Civil War in a variety of ways -- from Caroline at the homefront, to Samuel at sea, Elihu, as a Congressman from Illinois, and Israel governor of Maine. The family had considerable influence politically on several fronts.


Mural mystery in Westport Island's Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House

The Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House, a well-preserved Greek Revival house on Westport Island, has a mystery contained within--a panoramic narrative mural. The floor-to-ceiling mural contains eight painted panels that create a colorful coastal seascape which extends through the front hallway and up the stairwell. The name of the itinerant painter has been lost over time, can you help us solve the mystery of who he or she was?

Site Pages

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Bath's Historic Downtown - 94 Front Street

Percy and Sons at 86 Front Street. He worked at Percy’s Store until 1918, when he permanently retired at the age of 68.

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Lincoln, Maine - Solomon's Store

… Lincoln Clothing Co., Grindell’s Store, Solomon’s Store, Solomon and Grindell’s Store, Moulton’s Gun Shop, and now we know the store as House of…

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Lincoln, Maine - Weatherbee Hardware Store window display, Lincoln, ca. 1943

This was in the front window of Weatherbee's Hardware Store on Main Street during the war. The back of the photo mentions some of the soldiers…

My Maine Stories

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My artwork help process memories of Vietnam
by Brian Barry

My Eagle drawing won first place in the Togus Arts and Crafts show, third in the Nationals.


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.


Langdon Burton and the Cold, Wet Tourists
by Phil Tedrick

A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman