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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 13636

West Quoddy Head Lighthouse front door

Contributed by: West Quoddy Head Light Keepers Association Date: circa 1935 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Item 1242

Door, Nevin estate, Blue Hill, 1937

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1937-10-03 Location: Blue Hill Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Women, War, and the Homefront

When America entered the Great War in 1917, the government sent out pleas for help from American women, many of whom responded at the battle front and on the home front.

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Mural mystery in Westport Island's Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House

The Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House, a well-preserved Greek Revival house on Westport Island, has a mystery contained within--a panoramic narrative mural. The floor-to-ceiling mural contains eight painted panels that create a colorful coastal seascape which extends through the front hallway and up the stairwell. The name of the itinerant painter has been lost over time, can you help us solve the mystery of who he or she was?

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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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Bath's Historic Downtown - History Overview

And, the A & P grocery store closed its doors in 1975 after being part of Bath’s downtown since 1938. At about the same time, U.S.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Sagadahock House and The Sagadahoc Block

Page on the door step, the A. Hallet's Drug Store clock, and the words Thompson's Corner right on the sidewalk on the corner of Centre and Front

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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…

My Maine Stories

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In 1970 I served in Vietnam, and sent my parents a package
by Peter P. Joyce Jr.

My Parents' war story

Story

Apple Time - a visit to the ancestral farm
by Randy Randall

Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.

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