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Historical Items

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Item 12114

Margaret Chase Smith for President Campaign Button, 1964

Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library Date: 1964 Location: Skowhegan Media: Metal backed pin with plastic coated photograph

Item 1403

Chase House, Wiscasset, 1939

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1939-07-19 Location: Wiscasset Media: Photographic print

Item 9207

Elmer Chase

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House Date: circa 1920 Location: Cornville Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 36708

22 Chase Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Hans Swenson Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 89285

Chase property, S.W. Side Island Avenue, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Emily Elwood Chase Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 38533

331 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Arthur Chase Use: Dwelling - Single family


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Margaret Chase Smith: A Historic Candidacy

When she announced her candidacy for President in January 1964, three-term Republican Senator Margaret Chase Smith became the first woman to seek the nomination of one of the two major political parties.


Port of Portland's Custom House and Collectors of Customs

The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage.


Presidents and Campaigns

Several Mainers have run for president or vice president, a number of presidents, past presidents, and future presidents have had ties to the state or visited here, and, during campaign season, many presidential candidates and their family members have brought their campaigns to Maine.

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Margaret Chase Smith Library

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Blue Hill, Maine - Mary Ellen Chase

Mary Ellen Chase Mary Ellen Chase, author of Silas CrockettItem Contributed byMaine Historical Society Mary Ellen Chase, the granddaughter of…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Customs House

Lambard and C .W King, the son of William King, the first governor of Maine. Before 1852 , King's home was at the site of the Customs House.