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Historical Items

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Item 81553

Portland Water District Casco Street office, 1964

Contributed by: Portland Water District Date: circa 1964 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 81550

Portland Water District Casco Street Office, ca. 1964

Contributed by: Portland Water District Date: circa 1964 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 81539

Portland Water District Union Station Spa, Portland, 1951

Contributed by: Portland Water District Date: 1951-06-25 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 85626

Portland Water District property, Great Diamond Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Water District Use: Pump House

Item 77888

5 Tolman Place, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Water District Use: Garage

Item 59843

183-201 Kennebec Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Water District Use: Office & Shop

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 116435

Water District Plant, Portland, 1928

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1928 Location: Portland; Portland Client: Portland Water District Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Item 110132

Union Station Spa for the Portland Water District, Portland, 1932

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1932 Location: Portland Client: Portland Water Distict Architect: John P. Thomas

Item 109195

Hampden Water District Slow Sand Filter, Hampden, 1948

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1948 Location: Hampden Client: Hampden Water Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

Waldoboro Fire Department's 175 Years

While the town of Waldoboro was chartered in 1773, it began organized fire protection in 1838 with a volunteer fire department and a hand pump fire engine, the Water Witch.

Exhibit

State of Mind: Becoming Maine

The history of the region now known as Maine did not begin at statehood in 1820. What was Maine before it was a state? How did Maine separate from Massachusetts? How has the Maine we experience today been shaped by thousands of years of history?

Exhibit

Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Portland Water District

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

Site Page

Lubec, Maine - Building the Roosevelt Bridge to Campobello - Page 1 of 3

Representative (D) from California’s 26th District. He died at 84 on August 13, 1991, the 29th anniversary of the bridge dedication.

Site Page

Lubec, Maine - Timeline

… results – 3,005 1902 • Lubec Water & Electric District established – water mains laid throughout village and outlying areas 1904 • Lubec’s Civil…

My Maine Stories

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Story

A Maine Family's story of being Prisoners of War in Manila
by Nicki Griffin

As a child, born after the war, I would hear these stories - glad they were finally written down

Lesson Plans

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Lesson Plan

Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Becoming Maine: The District of Maine's Coastal Economy

Grade Level: 3-5 Content Area: Social Studies
This lesson plan will introduce students to the maritime economy of Maine prior to statehood and to the Coasting Law that impacted the separation debate. Students will examine primary documents, take part in an activity that will put the Coasting Law in the context of late 18th century – early 19th century New England, and learn about how the Embargo Act of 1807 affected Maine in the decades leading to statehood.