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Abbott House atop Abbott Hill, Lower Main Street, Dixfield, ca. 1910
Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Dixfield Media: Photographic print
Bounty money for Charles Chauncy, 1780
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1780-04-06 Location: Kittery Media: Ink on paper
Town of Cumberland warrant, 1864
Contributed by: Town of Cumberland Date: 1864-11-01 Location: Cumberland Media: Ink on paper
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John Y. Merrill: Leeds Farmer, Entrepreneur, & More
John Y. Merrill of Leeds (1823-1898) made terse entries in diaries he kept for 11 years. His few words still provide a glimpse into the life of a mid 18th century farmer, who also made shoes, quarried stone, moved barns, made healing salves -- and was active in civic affairs.
Since the establishment of the area's first licensed hotel in 1681, Portland has had a dramatic, grand and boisterous hotel tradition. The Portland hotel industry has in many ways reflected the growth and development of the city itself. As Portland grew with greater numbers of people moving through the city or calling it home, the hotel business expanded to fit the increasing demand.
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.
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Historic Hallowell - Protect and Serve - Hallowell Fire and Police
… 1771, Selectmen chose Samuel Bullen to serve as Constable. His responsibilities were to maintain public order, to deal with persons who were a…
Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundary - Pejepscot Proprietors Biographies - Page 2 of 2
… scavenger, clerk of the market, and hogreeve (hog constable) several times. He also served as assessor and justice of the peace for Suffolk County…
Lincoln, Maine - Jeremy Nelson
In 1849, Jeremy was a collector of taxes and a constable. Jeremy died in Lincoln, Maine at the age of 80.