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Item 14933

Captain Benjamin Thompson, Winterport

Contributed by: South Portland Public Library Date: circa 1900 Location: Winterport Media: Photograph on cardboard

Item 14809

Tobias Thompson, Winterport, ca. 1870

Contributed by: James Kaler through South Portland Public Library Date: circa 1870 Location: Winterport Media: Photographic print

Item 13813

Leslie A. Thompson

Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society Date: 1922 Location: Bucksport Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 84964

Thompson property, S. Side Luther Street, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Caroline L. Thompson Use: Summer Dwelling


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Unlocking the Declaration's Secrets

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.


Hiking, Art and Science: Portland's White Mountain Club

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.


Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

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.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Thompson's Memorial

Thompson in 1886. The marble shop created memorial works, including headstones and gravestones. After Thompson died in 1912, Frank Barney, his son…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Presque Isle Memorials 1900

Barney Thompson T.B. Thompson. Presque Isle Memorial 1900 Mostly Marble in those days View additional information about this item on the Maine…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

On September 5, 1864 at Auburn, eighteen year old James Skinner of Strong volunteered as a substitute for Clark A. Thompson of Farmington.