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Historical Items

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Item 16116

West Sullivan baseball team, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Sullivan and Sorrento Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Sullivan; West Sullivan Media: Photographic print

Item 16114

Sullivan Quarries

Contributed by: Sullivan and Sorrento Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Sullivan; Sorrento Media: Photographic print

Item 68812

Hill Street looking south, Biddeford, 1915

Contributed by: An individual through Biddeford Historical Society Date: 1915-10-02 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 75653

77-79 Spruce Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Nellie G. Sullivan Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 47785

741 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mary S Watts Use: Grocery Store & Offices

Item 47784

741-745 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mary S Watts Style: Rooming House & Store

Exhibits

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The British capture and occupation of Eastport 1814-1818

The War of 1812 ended in December 1814, but Eastport continued to be under British control for another four years. Eastport was the last American territory occupied by the British from the War of 1812 to be returned to the United States. Except for the brief capture of two Aleutian Islands in Alaska by the Japanese in World War II, it was the last time since 2018 that United States soil was occupied by a foreign government.

Exhibit

Luxurious Leisure

From the last decades of the nineteenth century through about the 1920s, vacationers were attracted to large resort hotels that promised a break from the noise, crowds, and pressures of an ever-urbanizing country.

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Looking Out: Maine's Fire Towers

Maine, the most heavily forested state in the nation, had the first continuously operational fire lookout tower, beginning a system of fire prevention that lasted much of the twentieth century.

Site Pages

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - III. An undercurrent of danger: Colonial Biddeford

Lawyers, including James Sullivan and George Thatcher, were drawn to the town were here to work on real estate, business needs, and land and water…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Francis Spencer

… Library It is quite likely that Biddeford's West-Point Stevens plant would have shut down during the 1960s if it hadn't been for Francis Spencer…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Shipbuilding

She made several voyages to the West Indies, but was then sold at a heavy loss. She was wrecked in a great storm off Cape Hatteras in October 1930.

My Maine Stories

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History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

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