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Historical Items

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Item 29261

Thursday Club tea cup, Biddeford, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Biddeford Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Biddeford Media: China

Item 12341

Skolfield tea set, Brunswick, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Pejepscot History Center Date: circa 1900 Location: Brunswick Media: Ceramic

Item 31637

McArthur Public Library commemorative tea cup, Biddeford, ca. 1905

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1905 Location: Biddeford Media: China

Online Exhibits

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The Life and Legacy of the George Tate Family

Captain George Tate, mast agent for the King of England from 1751 to the Revolutionary War, and his descendants helped shape the development of Portland (first known as Falmouth) through activities such as commerce, shipping, and real estate.

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Among the Lungers: Treating TB

Tuberculosis -- or consumption as it often was called -- claimed so many lives and so threatened the health of communities that private organizations and, by 1915, the state, got involved in TB treatment. The state's first tuberculosis sanatorium was built on Greenwood Mountain in Hebron and introduced a new philosophy of treatment.

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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.

Site Pages

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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

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Bath's Historic Downtown - History Overview

Morgan’s Corsair IV and the America’s Cup defender, Ranger, were perhaps the most famous of these vessels.

My Maine Stories

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Shax and laxoox: tea with milk and Somali bread.
by Kheyro Jama

Lahooh (laxoox) is a food staple in East Africa, enjoyed for breakfast, lunch, or dinner

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Apple Time - a visit to the ancestral farm
by Randy Randall

Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.