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Historical Items

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Item 34472

Veazie Bank Script, Bangor, 1862

Contributed by: Bangor Historical Society Date: 1862 Location: Bangor Media: Ink on paper

Item 27938

Lincoln Bank Check, Bath, 1853

Contributed by: Patten Free Library Date: 1853-03-29 Location: Bath Media: Ink on paper

Item 31188

Bank of Hallowell three dollar bill, Hallowell, ca. 1852

Contributed by: Hubbard Free Library Date: circa 1852 Location: Hallowell Media: Ink on paper, cloth

Tax Records

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Item 38582

479-481 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Savings Bank Use: Bank

Item 63622

246 Middle Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Maine Savings Bank Use: Bank

Item 50799

81-89 Exchange Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Savings Bank Use: Bank & Offices

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109376

Sketch for First National Bank, Portland, Me., Portland, 1882

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1882 Location: Portland; Portland Client: First National Bank Architect: John Calvin Stevens; Fassett & Stevens Architects

Item 110128

Candelabrum Maine Savings Bank, Portland, 1925

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1925 Location: Portland Client: Maine Savings Bank Architect: John P. Thomas

Item 110130

Drawings associated with Maine Savings Bank, 1926-1936

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1926–1936 Client: Maine Savings Bank Architect: John P. Thomas

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.

Exhibit

Student Exhibit: Historic Buildings on Madison Ave in Skowhegan

Take a tour and see some of the beautiful old buildings that used to be on Madison Avenue, Skowhegan? A few still remain, but most have been torn down.

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Powering Pejepscot Paper Co.

In 1893, F.C. Whitehouse of Topsham, who owned paper mills in Topsham and Lisbon Falls, began construction of a third mill on the eastern banks of the Androscoggin River five miles north of Topsham. First, he had to build a dam to harness the river's power.

Site Pages

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Lincoln Block

… as the Lincoln Block in 1895, when the Lincoln Bank absorbed the Sagadahock Bank. The Lincoln Block building was designed by architect, Francis…

Site Page

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Artists and Inventors of Biddeford

… has produced real originals, individuals whose impact has reached far beyond the banks of the Saco River. Click on a name at right to read more!

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Bath Savings Institution and Hyde Block

The bank has been around for more than 150 years. It has never been successfully robbed. That is one of the reasons why people go there. David C.

My Maine Stories

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Story

Restoring the Penobscot River
by John Banks

My role as the Director of the Department of Natural Resources for the Penobscot Indian Nation

Story

Monument Square 1967
by C. Michael Lewis

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

Story

Redlining and the Jewish Communities in Maine
by David Freidenreich

Federal and state policies created unfair housing practices against immigrants, like redlining.