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Historical Items

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Item 7802

Deer Isle school, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Deer Isle Media: Photoprint

Item 20527

Deer hunters, Stockholm, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Stockholm Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Stockholm Media: Photographic print

Item 9797

Hunter with moose and two deer, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 48455

16 Deer Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Samuel J Agger Use: Shed

Item 48453

19 Deer Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Leonardo Russo Use: Dwelling - Three Family

Item 63286

42 Deer Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Vincenzo Mascis Use: Barber Shop

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109939

Plan of land owned by Frederick L. Olmsted, Deer Isle, 1944

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1944 Location: Deer Isle Client: unknown Architect: M. F. Sherman

Item 149100

Lengel residence plan, Little Deer Isle, 1996-2000

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1996–2000 Location: Deer Isle Client: Elliot Lengel Architect: Patrick Chasse; Landscape Design Associates

Item 109395

House for Philip J. Deering, Portland, ME, 1904

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1904 Location: Portland Client: Philip J. Deering Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

Indians at the Centennial

Passamaquoddy Indians from Washington County traveled to Portland in 1920 to take part in the Maine Centennial Exposition. They set up an "Indian Village" at Deering Oaks Park.

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Hunting Season

Maine's ample woods historically provided numerous game animals and birds for hunters seeking food, fur, or hides. The promotion of hunting as tourism and concerns about conservation toward the end of the nineteenth century changed the nature of hunting in Maine.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Rum, Riot, and Reform - Influential & Interesting Documents

"X Permit for Nathaniel Deering of Portland to sell liquor, 4 February 1788 Collections of Maine Historical Society Coll. 951, vol."

Site Page

Rum, Riot, and Reform - Women Leaders and Temperance

"Originally located in Portland's Deering Oaks Park, the statue was moved to the courtyard of the Portland Public Library in 1979."

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Rum, Riot, and Reform - Neal Dow

"… wounding several and killing John Robbins of Deer Isle. The incident brought calls to hang Dow, but subsequent inquiries did not lead to a trial."

My Maine Stories

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Story

Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life

Story

Thoughts of Freedom
by Raymond

Painting my thoughts and loves while incarcerated at Maine State Prison

Story

Portland in the 1940s
by Carol Norton Hall

As a young woman in Portland during WWII, the presence of servicemen was life changing.