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Historical Items

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Item 16293

Houlton Court House and County Jail, c. 1900

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 99414

K.B. Sewall admission to argue at Supreme Court, 1852

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1852-01-06 Location: Mobile Media: Lithograph

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Item 13357

Interior of the Court Street Baptist Church, Houlton

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1895 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 57361

Dwelling, Hamlin Court, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Ansel E. Hamlin Use: Dwelling - Three Family

Item 48956

507 Avon Court, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Harriet B Allen Use: Garage

Item 72046

2 Ryans Court, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Kate D. Whitney Use: Dwelling - Two family

Exhibits

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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.

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A Soldier's Declaration of Independence

William Bayley of Falmouth (Portland) was a soldier in the Continental Army, seeing service at Ticonderoga, Valley Forge, Monmouth Court House, and Saratoga, among other locations. His letters home to his mother reveal much about the economic hardships experienced by both soldiers and those at home.

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Portland Hotels

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.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Dummer House

As a judge on the Court of Common Pleas in Kennebec County, in 1794 he presided over a paternity case involving one of Martha Ballard's patients.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Meeting House Park

… Hampshire was put into service in front of the Court House. The trough cost the town fathers ~ $125.

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Blue Hill, Maine - The Homestead, Blue Hill, 1907

… Description The Homestead and tennis court at Parker Point, Blue Hill, 1907. View additional information about this item on the Maine…