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Historical Items

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Item 33528

Bangor Centennial Anniversary Arch, 1869

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1869-09-30 Location: Bangor Media: Stereograph

Item 22637

St. John's Day, Brunswick, 1894

Contributed by: Pejepscot History Center Date: 1894-06-24 Location: Brunswick Media: Photographic print

Item 18425

Cathedral Interior by Frederick Mellen, 1833

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1833 Media: Oil on canvas

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109843

Porch to House for Mr. William D. Pennell, Lewiston, 1899

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1899 Location: Lewiston Client: William D. Pennell Architect: Coombs, Gibbs, and Wilkinson Architects

Item 111133

Arch detail for William Clark, Falmouth, 1978

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1978-01-14 Location: Falmouth Client: William E. Clark Architect: John Calvin Stevens, II

Item 111809

Stone House Farm, Bath, 1922

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1922 Location: Bath; Phippsburg Client: William D Sewall Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Online Exhibits

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John Bapst High School

John Bapst High School was dedicated in September 1928 to meet the expanding needs of Roman Catholic education in the Bangor area. The co-educational school operated until 1980, when the diocese closed it due to decreasing enrollment. Since then, it has been a private school known as John Bapst Memorial High School.


Most Inconvenient Storm

A Portland newspaper wrote about an ice storm of January 28, 1886 saying, "The city of Portland was visited yesterday by the most inconvenient storm of the season."


Maine Streets: The Postcard View

Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - The Vaughan Stream & Sawmills

The arch bridge was completed in 1930, replacing the wooden bridge that was mounted on the wire mill dam.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - The John Ruggles House

The entry, decorated with pilasters and keystone arches, features a window surround with unusual glass pattern.

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Historic Hallowell - Kennebec Wire Company

Arch Bridge, Vaughan Woods, Hallowell, ca. 1932Courtesy of Sumner A. Webber, Sr., an individual partner Later, the Hallowell Light and Power Company…

My Maine Stories

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Pandemic ruminations and the death of Rose Cleveland
by Tilly Laskey

Correlations between the 1918 and 2020 Pandemics


History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

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