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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

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Exhibit

Arbor Day, St. Agatha, 1923

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.

Exhibit

Park Street, Portland, 1886

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."

Exhibit

Preble House, Portland, ca. 1920

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.

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James Emerson cottage, Bucksport, 1867

John Martin: Expert Observer - James Emerson 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's cart, Hampden, ca. 1833

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 Public Library, 1916

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…