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Historical Items

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Item 31721

King Elm, Scarborough, ca. 1960

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: circa 1960 Location: Scarborough Media: Slide, transparency

Item 102223

Lafayette Elm, Kennebunk, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Brick Store Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Kennebunk Media: Glass Negative

Item 15738

Longfellow elm trees, 1908

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1903 Location: Gorham Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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A Focus on Trees

Maine has some 17 million acres of forest land. But even on a smaller, more local scale, trees have been an important part of the landscape. In many communities, tree-lined commercial and residential streets are a dominant feature of photographs of the communities.


Most Inconvenient Storm

A Portland newspaper wrote about an ice storm of January 28, 1886 saying, "The city of Portland was visited yesterday by the most inconvenient storm of the season."


Student Exhibit: Historic Buildings on Madison Ave in Skowhegan

Take a tour and see some of the beautiful old buildings that used to be on Madison Avenue, Skowhegan? A few still remain, but most have been torn down.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - James Emery cottage, Bucksport, 1867

… the village and located behind a number of large elms & butternut trees & surrounded by a high buck thorn hedge I observed the building I have…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 0-73

… Eben Merrill Rebecca Raynes Charles Merrill Elm House, Bangor Thomas Finson Skinner Farm, Brewer Henry K.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Farmington Public Library, 1916

… the unpaved street, the wooden fences, and the elm trees, which have long since been removed, due to the Dutch elm disease, which was widespread in…