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Historical Items

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Mystery Corner Item

Item 102268

Poster for Portland Art Museum visitors' teas, ca. 1965

Mystery Corner Item Do you know the year of this poster?

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1965 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 54193

Synagogue tea invitation, Portland, 1948

Contributed by: Congregation Shaarey Tphiloh Date: 1948-11-15 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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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

Tax Records

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Item 35935

32-34 Casco Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Patrick Wood Use: Store Building

Item 35939

36-38 Casco Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Fannie B. Weislander Use: Store Building

Item 35761

2-8 Brown Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Albert S Rines Use: Stores & Offices

Exhibits

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How Sweet It Is

Desserts have always been a special treat. For centuries, Mainers have enjoyed something sweet as a nice conclusion to a meal or celebrate a special occasion. But many things have changed over the years: how cooks learn to make desserts, what foods and tools were available, what was important to people.

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Chinese in Maine

In 1857, when Daniel Cough left Amoy Island, China, as a stowaway on a sailing ship from Mt. Desert Island he was on his way into history as the first Chinese person to make his home in Maine. He was soon followed by a cigar maker and a tea merchant who settled in Portland and then by many more Chinese men who spread all over Maine working mostly as laundrymen.

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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.

Site Pages

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - The Tea Room

The Tea Room Clevie and Mary Trask, Swan's Island, ca. 1940Item Contributed bySwan's Island Educational Society 253 Harbor Road is now known…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Old Buildings

… Staples' house Minturn Schoolhouse The Tea Room Redmen's Hall Seaside Hall Andrew Smith Store The McCormick house…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Thursday Club

Thursday Club Thursday Club tea cup, Biddeford, ca. 1900 Item 29261 infoBiddeford Historical Society The ladies met every Thursday (hence…

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.

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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