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Contributed by: South Portland Public Library
Date: circa 1900
Media: Photograph on cardboard
Contributed by: James Kaler through South Portland Public Library
Date: circa 1870
Media: Photographic print
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Owner in 1924: Helen H. Thompson
Owner in 1924: C. L. Thompson
Owner in 1924: Caroline L. Thompson
Use: Summer Dwelling
Fewer than 30 copies of the first printing of the Declaration of Independence are known to exist. John Dunlap hurriedly printed copies for distribution to assemblies, conventions, committees and military officers. Authenticating authenticity of the document requires examination of numerous details of the broadside.
In 1873, a group of men, mostly from Portland, formed the second known hiking club in the U.S., the White Mountain Club of Portland, to carry out their scientific interests, their love of hiking and camaraderie, and their artistic interests in painting and drawing the features of several of the White Mountains.
Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.
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Thompson in 1886. The marble shop created memorial works, including headstones and gravestones. After Thompson died in 1912, Frank Barney, his son…
Barney Thompson T.B. Thompson. Presque Isle Memorial 1900 Mostly Marble in those days View additional information about this item on the Maine…
On September 5, 1864 at Auburn, eighteen year old James Skinner of Strong volunteered as a substitute for Clark A. Thompson of Farmington.