Keywords: The Russell House
A fire and two men whose lives were entwined for more than 50 years resulted in what is now considered to be "the Jewel of Portland" -- the Austin organ that was given to the city of Portland in 1912.
The Plymouth Company (1749-1816) managed one of the very early land grants in Maine along the Kennebec River. The maps from the Plymouth Company's collection of records constitute some of the earliest cartographic works of colonial America.
With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.
With the Sagadahock House getting all the attention, the focus was also going to the stores in the hotel. Smith's was a laundry facility and A.G.
The Opera House was burned to the ground before the fire was extinguished. Fortunately, the Bath Opera House was reopened later in 1925 to become…