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Historical Items

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Item 1215

Federal Street, looking toward Congress Street, Portland, ca. 1882

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1882 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 23914

Hill's Block, Biddeford, 1912

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1912 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Item 21587

Rose Garden, South Portland, 1952

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1952-09-18 Location: South Portland Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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La Basilique Lewiston

Like many cities in France, Lewiston and Auburn's skylines are dominated by a cathedral-like structure, St. Peter and Paul Church. Now designated a basilica by the Vatican, it stands as a symbol of French Catholic contributions to the State of Maine.


John P. Sheahan, 1st Maine Cavalry, 31st Maine Infantry

John P. Sheahan of Dennysville served in the 1st Maine Cavalry from August 1862 until March 1864 when he was commissioned as a lieutenant in Co. E of the 31st Maine Infantry. His letters reveal much about the life of a soldier, including political views and thoughts about the war.

Site Pages

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Schools

… School and the Pendleton grade school had been condemned by the state. May 6, 1954, was moving day, when supplies and books were trucked to the new…

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Wilson Museum

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

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Early Maine Photography - Famous People - Page 2 of 3

William Pitt Fessenden was widely condemned in 1868 for his vote to acquit Andrew Johnson, but historians, including John F.

My Maine Stories

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Harold's Garage, Rome Hollow, Maine
by Mimi C

Story about Harold Hawes, owner of Harold's garage and self-styled auctioneer in Rome Hollow, Maine