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Item 11661

Illustration to accompany the poem The Belfry of Bruges, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1880 Media: Ink on paper

Item 27168

Old North Church, Thomaston, ca. 1871

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1871 Location: Thomaston Media: Stereograph

Item 6436

First Parish Congregational Church, Pownal, 1907

Contributed by: Pownal Scenic and Historical Society Date: circa 1905 Location: Pownal; Pownal Media: Postcard

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109430

Court St. Baptist Church, Auburn, 1888

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1888 Location: Auburn Client: Baptist Church Architect: George M. Coombs

Item 112000

Baptist Church, Sanford, 1888

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1888 Location: Sanford Client: Sanford Baptist Church Architect: Stevens & Cobb Architects

Online Exhibits

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A Tour of Sanford in 1900

This collection of images portrays many buildings in Sanford and Springvale. The images were taken around the turn of the twentieth century.


West Baldwin Methodist Church

The West Baldwin Methodist Church, founded in 1826, was one of three original churches in Baldwin. While its location has remained the same, the church has undergone numerous changes to serve the changing community.


Otisfield's One-Room Schoolhouses

Many of the one-room schoolhouses in Otisfield, constructed from 1839 through the early twentieth century, are featured here. The photos, most of which also show teachers and children, were taken between 1898 and 1998.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Old Town Hall and Grant Building

"The Paul Revere bell was eventually added to the belfry in 1861. This bell used to be in the North Church belfry on High Street until it was…"

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox: The Old Church on the Hill

"… if from a concealed giant reclining above it.” A belfry was erected on the top, surmounted by a tall steeple, in which hung a Paul Revere bell…"

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Otisfield Historical Society

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.