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Historical Items

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Item 25825

Bibeau Bros. Groceries, Biddeford, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Dyer Library/Saco Museum Date: circa 1920 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Item 99475

Herbert Cromwell's Grocery Store, Westport Island, 1952

Contributed by: Westport Island History Committee Date: 1952 Location: Westport Island Media: Photographic print

Item 69489

Daggett Bros. Store, Strong, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society Date: circa 1880 Location: Strong Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 84254

92-94 Washington Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: American Grocery Company, Inc. Use: Dwelling - Three Family & Store

Item 90188

Griffin property, Cliff Island Road, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Stephen H. Griffin Use: Dwelling & Store

Item 35939

36-38 Casco Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Fannie B. Weislander Use: Store Building

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 111501

Brewster House Bed & Breakfast elevations, Freeport, 1993-1994

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1993–1994 Location: Freeport Clients: Matt Cartmell; Amy Cartmell Architect: Carol A. Wilson; Carol A. Wilson, Architect

Item 116434

Hannaford Brothers Warehouse, Portland, 1919-1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1919–1920 Location: Portland Client: Hannaford Brothers Company Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Item 116286

John Bird Co. block, Rockland, 1898

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1898 Location: Rockland Client: John Bird Co. Architect: John Calvin Stevens

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

Promoting Rockland Through a Stereopticon, 1875

Frank Crockett and photographer J.P. Armbrust took stereo views of Rockland's downtown, industry, and notable homes in the 1870s as a way to promote tourism to the town.

Exhibit

Lincoln County through the Eastern Eye

The Penobscot Marine Museum’s photography collections include nearly 50,000 glass plate negatives of images for "real photo" postcards produced by the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company of Belfast. This exhibit features postcards from Lincoln County.

Exhibit

The Swinging Bridge: Walking Across the Androscoggin

Built in 1892 to entice workers at the Cabot Manufacturing Corporation in Brunswick to move to newly built housing in Topsham, the Androscoggin Pedestrian "Swinging" Bridge or Le Petit Pont quickly became important to many people traveling between the two communities.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Their specialties were groceries, flour, feed, and tack. Blended coffee was a grocery item that was sold under their own name.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Bell had his residence upstairs and a hardware store downstairs. In the next building H. J. Bates operated a grocery store.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VI. The deluge of industrial expansion & immigration (1865-1900) - Page 2 of 2

… Public Library Andrews & Horigan Grocery Store, Biddeford, 1899McArthur Public Library While most immigrants were drawn to the area to work…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Norman Sevigny: history of a neighborhood grocery store
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

Growing up in a Franco-American community and working in the family business, Sevigny’s Market

Story

Sarah Jane Poli: Biddeford’s first female school superintendent
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

An Italian immigrant's daughter is key to a family grocery store and a leader in the school system

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Ted Truman (Throumoulos): A treasure trove of stories
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

A son of Greek immigrants’ insight into his entrepreneurial family, culture and life experiences