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Keywords: Washburn

Historical Items

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Item 10876

Scene on Salmon Brook - Washburn

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1890 Location: Washburn Media: Photographic print

Item 12979

Lilian Washburn, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Washburn Norlands Living History Center Date: circa 1900 Location: Livermore Media: Photographic print

Item 100565

Israel Washburn Jr., Portland, ca. 1860

Contributed by: Washburn Norlands Living History Center Date: circa 1860 Location: Portland Media: Carte de visite

Tax Records

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Item 83661

15 Washburn Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: David Loftus Use: Garage

Item 76836

115-125 Washburn Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Heirs of John W. Deering Use: Dwelling - Three Family

Item 83686

33-35 Washburn Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Carl J. Blom Use: Dwelling - Two family

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109344

House for John Calvin Stevens, Portland, 1911-1938

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1911–1938 Location: Portland; Portland Client: John Calvin Stevens Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Online Exhibits

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The Washburns of Livermore

Members of the Washburn family of Livermore participated in the Civil War in a variety of ways -- from Caroline at the homefront, to Samuel at sea, Elihu, as a Congressman from Illinois, and Israel governor of Maine. The family had considerable influence politically on several fronts.

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Surgeon General Alonzo Garcelon

Alonzo Garcelon of Lewiston was a physician, politician, businessman, and civic leader when he became Maine's surgeon general during the Civil War, responsible for ensuring regiments had surgeons, for setting up a regimental hospital in Portland, and generally concerned with the well-being of Maine soldiers.

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Civil War Soldiers Impact Pittsfield

Although not everyone in town supported the war effort, more than 200 Pittsfield men served in Civil War regiments. Several reminders of their service remain in the town.

Site Pages

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Salmon Brook Historical Society

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Washburn-Norlands Living History Center

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Mono Aircraft Company, Presque Isle, 1935

Linn was a native of Washburn. The boy standing by the front wheel is six-year-old Gary M. Boone of Presque Isle.

My Maine Stories

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Rev James Wells Appointment as Chaplain for Maine in Civil War
by David Woodward

Certificate for Rev. Wells commissioned by Gov. Israel Washburn Jr. to serve in Maine 11th Regiment

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History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

This is a history of one of Portland's oldest local bars