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Item 17276

Lillian Nordica in diamond tiara

Contributed by: Nordica Memorial Association Date: circa 1896 Location: New York; Farmington Media: Photographic print

Item 48433

Claudia Wigglesworth brooch and earrings, ca. 1860

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1860 Location: Princeton Media: Amethyst, pearl, diamonds, gold

Item 99400

Fire inside of Diamond National lumberyard, Biddeford, 1963

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1963-04-20 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 85621

Great Diamond Island Association property, Great Diamond Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Great Diamond Island Association Use: Wharf & Waiting Room

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Item 85620

Chandler property, Great Diamond Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Jennie G. Chandler Use: Summer Dwelling


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Capt. Grenville F. Sparrow, 17th Maine

Grenville F. Sparrow of Portland was 25 when he answered Lincoln's call for more troops to fight the Confederates. He enlisted in Co. A of Maine's 17th Volunteer Infantry regiment. He fought in 30 battles between 1862 and the war's end in 1865.


Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.


This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War

For Mainers like many other people in both the North and the South, the Civil War, which lasted from 1861-1865, had a profound effect on their lives. Letters, artifacts, relics, and other items saved by participants at home and on the battlefield help illuminate the nature of the Civil War experience for Mainers.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Solid Foundations - Hallowell Granite

When dressed it was almost as white as marble, and when polished its surface glittered like diamonds.

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Historic Hallowell - Ice; The Ice Storm of 1998; Ice Storm '98

… branch and glittered in the sun like a million diamonds. Ice comes and stays, ready to melt from the sun rays.

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1970-1980 - Page 3 of 3

… style collarless edge to edge jacket made of diamond quilted pale gray, white and silver lurex flecked fabric is trimmed with nubby lurex flecked…

My Maine Stories

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History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

This is a history of one of Portland's oldest local bars