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Historical Items

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Item 27891

Chase Grocery Store, Bath, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Maine Maritime Museum Date: circa 1895 Location: Bath Media: Photographic print

Item 21681

Michaud Grocery store, Caribou, ca. 1922

Contributed by: Nylander Museum Date: circa 1922 Location: Caribou Media: Photographic print

Item 15832

Harris Spinney grocery, Eliot, ca. 1910

Contributed by: William Fogg Library Date: 1910 Location: Eliot Media: Postcard

Tax Records

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Item 34836

306 Brackett Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: James E Jay Use: Store

Item 66069

155-157 Noyes Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Cora B. Barstow Use: Store

Item 84254

92-94 Washington Avenue, Portland, 1924

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

Architecture & Landscape

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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 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

Online Exhibits

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A Tour of Sanford in 1900

This collection of images portrays many buildings in Sanford and Springvale. The images were taken around the turn of the twentieth century.


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.


Jameson & Wotton Wharf, Friendship

Since 1897, the Jameson & Wotton Wharf in Friendship has been an important addition to the community on Muscongus Bay. The wharf, which is accessible at all tides, was a steamboat stop for many years, as well as important to the lobster business.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Eddie's Market

"The store was sixteen feet by twenty-four feet and had two fulltime employees. The store was remodeled five times, the last time in 1954."

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - The Watts Block

"… deteriorated building that once housed Flint’s grocery store on the southwest corner of Knox and Main Streets, and moved it to another location."

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Thomas White Dry Good Emporium, Bangor, 1864

"The store pictured in the middle was a wholesale business. The north and south stores were for retail sales."

My Maine Stories

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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


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


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