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Historical Items

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Item 17039

Theodore Fox, Houlton, c. 1880

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1880 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 17034

Calvin Fox, Houlton, c. 1880

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1880 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 13362

William Fox & Sons clothing store, Houlton

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1895 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 99047

8 Fox Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: James B. Flynn Use: Dwelling

Item 99054

16 Fox Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mary E. Massey et als Use: Dwelling

Item 99069

38 Fox Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: John E. Browne Use: Dwelling

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 111536

Fox/Blanck residence elevations, Freeport, 2016-2017

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 2016–2017 Location: Freeport Clients: Jane Weatherbee Fox; Arthur Blanck Architect: Carol A. Wilson; Carol A. Wilson, Architect

Item 109812

Lewiston Music Hall, Lewiston, 1877

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1877 Location: Lewiston Client: unknown Architect: John A. Fox

Item 111772

C. L. Baxter house alterations, Portland, 1901-1945

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1901–1945 Location: Portland Client: C. L. Baxter Architect: John Calvin Stevens

Online Exhibits

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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

The Schooner Bowdoin: Ninety Years of Seagoing History

After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner <em>Bowdoin,</em> which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.

Exhibit

Northern Threads: Colonial and 19th century fur trade

A vignette in "Northern Threads: Two centuries of dress at Maine Historical Society Part 1," this fur trade mini-exhibition discusses the environmental and economic impact of the fur trade in Maine through the 19th century.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Lincoln, Maine - Gordon's Fox Farms

Fox farms generally consisted of 200 foxes. Foxes were fed fish and horse meat. When it was time for the foxes to be skinned, they were skinned in…

Site Page

Early Maine Photography - Landscape Photography - Page 1 of 3

At the time of this photograph, the Foxes leased ground floor space to attorney Charles Harding and Dr. Luther Finch, Jr.

Site Page

Early Maine Photography - Portland Photographers

Portland Photographers Augustus Fox, ca. 1855Maine Historical Society As Maine’s largest city, Portland became a center for photographers…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Harold's Garage, Rome Hollow, Maine
by Mimi C

Story about Harold Hawes, owner of Harold's garage and self-styled auctioneer in Rome Hollow, Maine

Story

The only letter to survive World War II
by Cyrene Slegona

Only one of many letters my father sent to his wife remained after he came home from World War II.

Lesson Plans

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Lesson Plan

The Fur Trade in Maine

Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12, Postsecondary Content Area: Science & Engineering, Social Studies
This lesson presents an overview of the history of the fur trade in Maine with a focus on the 17th and 18th centuries, on how fashion influenced that trade, and how that trade impacted Indigenous peoples and the environment.