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Historical Items

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Item 17278

Bedroom where Lillian Nordica, famous opera singer, was born

Contributed by: Nordica Memorial Association Date: 1857-12-12 Location: Farmington Media: Photographic print

Item 23771

H.W. Longfellow's bedroom, Portland, 1904

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1904 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

Item 1311

Attic bedroom, Glady Hasty Carroll home, 1937

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1937-07-31 Location: South Berwick Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Home: The Longfellow House & the Emergence of Portland

The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.


Portland Hotels

Since the establishment of the area's first licensed hotel in 1681, Portland has had a dramatic, grand and boisterous hotel tradition. The Portland hotel industry has in many ways reflected the growth and development of the city itself. As Portland grew with greater numbers of people moving through the city or calling it home, the hotel business expanded to fit the increasing demand.


Longfellow: The Man Who Invented America

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was a man and a poet of New England conscience. He was influenced by his ancestry and his Portland boyhood home and experience.

Site Pages

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Guilford, Maine - BUILDINGS - Page 5 of 5

At that time, it had eight rooms, four bedrooms and one bath. It was heated by oil and an old-fashioned wood stove despite the two fireplaces, and…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Postscript: More Moving Buildings

… Clover Cottage saw the addition of more upstairs bedrooms and a new downstairs room and bath in 1928.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Charles K. Savage (1903-1979): The View from Asticou - Page 3 of 6

Or, the children moved out of their bedrooms for the summer to bunk in with aunts and uncles while the parents hosted guests in their homes.

My Maine Stories

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My father's world - the old farm in Richmond, Maine
by Donald C. Cunningham

A story about my father and our family.


History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

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


Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey