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Historical Items

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Item 103363

Storefronts on Lisbon Street, Lewiston, ca. 1890

Courtesy of Kathy Bolduc Amoroso, an individual partner Date: circa 1890 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 15411

Storefronts, Portland, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1895 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 103631

George W. Catlin, Portland, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: circa 1935 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 116279

Peterson storefront, Portland, 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1900-03-20 Location: Portland Client: J. W. Peterson Architect: John Calvin Stevens

Item 116280

Storefront, Bath, ca. 1901

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1901 Location: Bath Client: unknown Architect: John Calvin Stevens

Item 116285

Miss Marcia I. Taylor block, Portland, 1922-1940

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1922–1940 Location: Portland; Portland Client: Marica I. Taylor Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Online Exhibits

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Student Exhibit: Historic Buildings on Madison Ave in Skowhegan

Take a tour and see some of the beautiful old buildings that used to be on Madison Avenue, Skowhegan? A few still remain, but most have been torn down.


Evergreens and a Jolly Old Elf

Santa Claus and evergreens have been common December additions to homes, schools, businesses, and other public places to America since the mid nineteenth century. They are two symbols of the Christian holiday of Christmas whose origins are unrelated to the religious meaning of the day.


Northern Threads: Colonial and 19th century fur trade

A vignette in "Northern Threads: Two centuries of dress at Maine Historical Society Part 1," this fur trade mini-exhibition discusses the environmental and economic impact of the fur trade in Maine through the 19th century.

Site Pages

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - Streetscape, 1790-1930

… commercial space, each with two windows over the storefront below. The Wadsworth-Longfellow house was repaired and expanded after a fire in 1814.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Entertainment- Alameda and Opera House

… referred to as “Nickelodeons” because just their storefronts were revamped to just look like they were fancy.

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Mercy Hospital - The Spanish Flu

News office storefront, Portland, ca. 1918Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Mercy Hospital was founded in response to one…

My Maine Stories

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History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

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