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Item 20248

Tukey's Bridge, Portland, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 20249

Tukey's Bridge, Portland, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1895 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 14859

Tukeys Bridge, Back Cove, Portland, sketched in 1902

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1840 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

Exhibits

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Capt. Grenville F. Sparrow, 17th Maine

Grenville F. Sparrow of Portland was 25 when he answered Lincoln's call for more troops to fight the Confederates. He enlisted in Co. A of Maine's 17th Volunteer Infantry regiment. He fought in 30 battles between 1862 and the war's end in 1865.

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We Used to be "Normal": A History of F.S.N.S.

Farmington's Normal School -- a teacher-training facility -- opened in 1863 and, over the decades, offered academic programs that included such unique features as domestic and child-care training, and extra-curricular activities from athletics to music and theater.

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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.

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Bangor Daily News Library

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Historic Hallowell - Our Work and Our Team

… – 7th Grade Social Studies Teacher – HallDale Middle School – RSU2 Historic Hallowell team Supporters Shelia Tukey, Bob Colwell, Cary Colwell