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Historical Items

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Item 28445

Brick from Montpelier, Thomaston, 1794

Contributed by: The General Henry Knox Museum Date: circa 1794 Location: Thomaston Media: Brick

Item 13653

Brick Store Museum Block, Kennebunk, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Kennebunk Free Library Date: circa 1870 Location: Kennebunk Media: Cabinet photograph

Item 9108

Lovell Village Brick Church

Contributed by: Lovell Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Lovell Media: Photoprint

Tax Records

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Item 74954

Fire Brick Storage, Thompsons Point, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: The Portland & Ogdensburg Railroad Use: Fire Brick Storage

Item 35427

Assessor's Record, 705 Brighton Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Lucas Brick Company Use: Shed - Kilns & Brick Oven

Item 35429

705 Brighton Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Lucas Brick Company Use: Manufacturing - Brick

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 110025

Building at 659 Congress Street for James P. Baxter, Portland, ca. 1907

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1907 Location: Portland Client: James P. Baxter Architect: Frederick A. Tompson

Item 109679

Plans for Brick Block, Houlton, 1885

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1885 Location: Houlton Client: unknown Architect: George M. Coombs

Item 109747

Front Elevation of Brick Block, Lisbon, 1901

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1901 Location: Lisbon Client: unknown Architect: Coombs and Gibbs Architects

Online Exhibits

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Student Exhibit: Bloomfield Academy

In 1842, the new Bloomfield Academy was constructed in Skowhegan. The new brick building replaced the very first Bloomfield Academy, a small wooden building that had been built in 1814 and served as the high school until 1871. After that, it housed elementary school classes until 1980.


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.


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.

Site Pages

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Brick Store Museum

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

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - The Brick Inn

Door of Brick Inn. Notice the complex brick work around the entrance. (photo taken in 2020) X Who actually turned a one-family home into…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox: Brick Works

Several projects that may have used those bricks were in the works: Charles Bulfinch, a prominent Boston architect and principal in the Broad Street…

My Maine Stories

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How Mon-Oncle France came to Les-√Čtats
by Michael Parent

How Mon-Oncle France came to the United States.


Catching live bait with Grandfather
by Randy Randall

We never bought live bait for fishing. Grandfather caught all the minnows and shiners we needed.


In an Old, Abandoned Island House, I Found my Mentor and my Muse
by Robin Clifford Wood

An aspiring writer finds inspiration and a mentor from the past in an old island home.