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Historical Items

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Item 18691

W. W. Thomas Park, New Sweden, ca. 1922

Contributed by: Nylander Museum Date: circa 1922 Location: New Sweden Media: Photographic print

Item 17834

William W. Thomas, New Sweden, ca. 1900

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: New Sweden Media: Photographic print

Item 22103

Sketch of gate at Thomas Park, New Sweden, ca. 1930

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: New Sweden Media: Lead pencil on paper

Tax Records

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Item 78293

58 Tyng Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: W. W. Thomas Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 36371

31-33 Pine Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Elias W.W Thomas Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 36373

35 Pine Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Elias W.W Thomas Use: Dwelling - Two family

Online Exhibits

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400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most debated topics in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people--the Wabanaki--permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.

Exhibit

Lincoln County through the Eastern Eye

The Penobscot Marine Museum’s photography collections include nearly 50,000 glass plate negatives of images for "real photo" postcards produced by the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company of Belfast. This exhibit features postcards from Lincoln County.

Site Pages

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - The Coming of the Swedes, 1870-73

When W.W. Thomas and the first group of Swedes arrived on July 23, 1870, however, Burleigh's work was not yet finished - only six of the 25 log…

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Narrative History: Maine Swedish Colony

W.W. Thomas, Jr. returned to Sweden and recruited 51 Swedes to accompany him to T15-R3. The Swedes wanted land; it was promised to them in 100-acre…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - RESOURCES

(N) Clayton, W.W., et al. History of York County, Maine: with illustrations and biographical sketches of its prominent men and pioneers.