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Historical Items

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Item 10998

Waterfront, Portland, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 36783

Waterfront, Lubec, ca. 1925

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1925 Location: Lubec Media: Postcard

Item 66255

Waterfront Park, Bar Harbor, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Boston Public Library Date: circa 1935 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Linen texture postcard

Tax Records

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Item 37218

Assessor's Record, 9 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Morris E Finn Use: Office

Item 37220

11 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William N Thaxter Use: Garage

Item 37229

11 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William N Thaxter Use: Stable

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 111334

House for Frank S. Strout, South Portland, 1929

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1929 Location: South Portland Client: Frank S. Strout Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Online Exhibits

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Sagadahoc County through the Eastern Eye

The Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company of Belfast, Maine. employed photographers who traveled by company vehicle through New England each summer, taking pictures of towns and cities, vacation spots and tourist attractions, working waterfronts and local industries, and other subjects postcard recipients might enjoy. The cards were printed by the millions in Belfast into the 1940s.


The Irish on the Docks of Portland

Many of the dockworkers -- longshoremen -- in Portland were Irish or of Irish descent. The Irish language was spoken on the docks and Irish traditions followed, including that of giving nicknames to the workers, many of whose given names were similar.


Mural mystery in Westport Island's Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House

The Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House, a well-preserved Greek Revival house on Westport Island, has a mystery contained within--a panoramic narrative mural. The floor-to-ceiling mural contains eight painted panels that create a colorful coastal seascape which extends through the front hallway and up the stairwell. The name of the itinerant painter has been lost over time, can you help us solve the mystery of who he or she was?

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Waterfront - Page 1 of 2

So in time, the waterfront was used less and less. Now the waterfront is only used for recreational fun and pleasure.

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Along the Waterfront

… on what was going on on Portland's busy working waterfront entitled "Along the Waterfront", often with accompanying photographs.

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Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Waterfront - Page 2 of 2

Hallowell Waterfront Della Collins, Eastern Steamship Company Wharf, Kennebec River, Hallowell, ca.

My Maine Stories

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Maine and the Atlantic World Slave Economy
by Seth Goldstein

How Maine's historic industries are tied to slavery


An enjoyable conference, Portland 2021
by John C. Decker, Danville, Pennsylvania

Some snippets from a 4-day conference by transportation historians in Portland, September 7-11, 2021


Monument Square 1967
by C. Michael Lewis

The background story and research behind a commissioned painting of Monument Square.