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Historical Items

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Item 31605

Door latch made by Jonathan Fisher, Blue Hill, ca. 1814

Contributed by: Jonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc. Date: circa 1814 Location: Blue Hill Media: Wood

Item 17319

All-door Lumber Car

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society Date: 1966 Media: Photographic print

Item 35991

Longfellow house door, Portland, 1896

Contributed by: Pierce Family Collection through Maine Historical Society Date: 1896 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109225

John Bergholt house addition, Bangor, 1946

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1946 Location: Bangor Client: John Bergholt Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell

Item 111505

Betses residence elevations, Kennebunkport, 1980-2013

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1980–2013 Location: Kennebunkport Clients: Jean M. Betses; David A. Betses Architect: Carol A. Wilson; Carol A. Wilson, Architect

Item 110757

Plans for Anex Building, Portland, 1945-1946

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1945–1946 Location: Portland Client: Burnham and Morrill Co. Architect: John Howard Stevens and John Calvin Stevens II Architects

Online Exhibits

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May Baskets, a Dog, and a Party for Children

Two women thinking intruders were coming into their Biddeford Pool home, let the dog out to chase them away. Later, they discovered the truth about the noise at their door.


West Baldwin Methodist Church

The West Baldwin Methodist Church, founded in 1826, was one of three original churches in Baldwin. While its location has remained the same, the church has undergone numerous changes to serve the changing community.


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 - Interview with Richard Bachelder - almost an eyewitnes!

He lived next-door. Train Wreck Podcast  Dick and his friends continued to play football, unaware of of the near by train disaster. X

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Memorial Day, Presque Isle, 1888

Freeman Hardware Store. Above the store door is the name, "Bouquet." Above the second floor is the sign, "Photography Rooms." Note the late 1880's…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Growing Up in Masardis - Page 4 of 4

She babysat the town manager’s three boys next door. Every time she went there the parents would have dinner guests and she would have to do all of…

My Maine Stories

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Appreciation sign for essential health care workers
by Henry J Gartley

A neighbor expresses their appreciation for the workers at a local nursing home.


Peter Spanos fled the genocide in Turkey to Maine
by anonymous

Peter Spanos fled the Greek genocide in Smyrna in 1922, coming to Maine to work as a fruit peddler


Bad time to have Cancer
by Robert Abisi

Very difficult having Cancer when coronavirus is happening. Can’t even get my appointment.

Lesson Plans

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Lesson Plan

Immigration: The Not So Open Door

Grade Level: 9-12 Content Area: Social Studies
Learn about immigration in the United States using primary sources from Maine Memory Network and the Library of Congress.