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Item 102139

Corrections to "Account of the Great Conflagration in Portland, July 4th, & 5th, 1866," April 1868

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1866-07-04 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 40437

Deering High School Annex, Portland, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: circa 1915 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

Item 1152

Great Conflagration in Portland, 1866

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1866-07-04 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

Online Exhibits

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Waldoboro Fire Department's 175 Years

While the town of Waldoboro was chartered in 1773, it began organized fire protection in 1838 with a volunteer fire department and a hand pump fire engine, the Water Witch.

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Life on a Tidal River - The Bangor Fire of 1911 - Page 1 of 2

… "visited upon a Maine city, save for the Portland conflagration of 1866." (“Bangor Fire”) The fire began around 4:00 on the afternoon of April 30th…

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Guilford, Maine - EXHIBITS

While ravages of time, conflagration and weather have taken many from us, here we provide a selection of our ancient structures, some of which still…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Fires in Rumford

… McInnis is a graphic description of this historic conflagration. A significant and financially catastrophic fire happened at the Hotel Rumford on…