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Historical Items

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Item 34795

Village School, Blue Hill, before 1914

Contributed by: Blue Hill Public Library Date: circa 1910 Location: Blue Hill Media: Photographic print

Item 20886

Stover House, West Harpswell, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society Date: circa 1880 Location: Harpswell Media: Stereograph

Item 20954

Captain Norton Stover's House, West Harpswell

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society Date: circa 1880 Location: Harpswell Media: Stereopticon slide

Tax Records

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Item 52218

69-75 Frances Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Thomas J Stover Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 52219

Assessor's Record, 69-75 Frances Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Thomas J Stover Use: Garage

Item 69048

921 Ocean Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Milton W. Stover Use: Dwelling - Single family

Exhibits

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Exhibit

Port of Portland's Custom House and Collectors of Customs

The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage.

Exhibit

The Swinging Bridge: Walking Across the Androscoggin

Built in 1892 to entice workers at the Cabot Manufacturing Corporation in Brunswick to move to newly built housing in Topsham, the Androscoggin Pedestrian "Swinging" Bridge or Le Petit Pont quickly became important to many people traveling between the two communities.

Exhibit

We Used to be "Normal": A History of F.S.N.S.

Farmington's Normal School -- a teacher-training facility -- opened in 1863 and, over the decades, offered academic programs that included such unique features as domestic and child-care training, and extra-curricular activities from athletics to music and theater.

Site Pages

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Blue Hill, Maine - Discover the Story of Blue Hill - Page 3 of 4

… carriages to take them up Tenney Hill to George Stover's new Blue Hill Inn on what is now South Street.

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Blue Hill, Maine - In Search of the Rustic Life

The Blue Hill Inn was built by George Stover in 1892. The inn opened its doors in 1896. It overlooked the ocean and offered guests a scenic view of…

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Blue Hill, Maine - John Edward Horton, Civil War Soldier

His parents were John Horton and Sarah “Sally” Stover. He worked as a milkman for his first job until in 1853, he went to California to become a…