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Historical Items

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Mystery Corner Item

Item 102956

South Portland High School students on The Dave Astor Show, Portland, 1962

Mystery Corner Item Do you know these teenagers?

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1962-03-17 Location: Portland Media: Film transparency

Mystery Corner Item

Item 102958

South Portland High School students perform around a piano on The Dave Astor Show, Portland, 1962

Mystery Corner Item Do you know these teenagers?

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1962-03-17 Location: Portland Media: Film transparency

Item 103627

Kids and hot dogs, Portland, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: circa 1935 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

Tax Records

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Item 36149

25 Cedar Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: George A Etter Use: Dwelling & Store

Exhibits

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Maine Eats: the food revolution starts here

From Maine's iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine's identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine's culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.

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The Advent of Green Acre Baha'i School

The Green Acre Baha’i School began as Green Acre Conferences, established by Sarah Jane Farmer in Eliot. She later became part of the Baha'i Faith and hosted speakers and programs that promoted peace. In 1912, the leader of the Baha'i Faith, 'Abdu'l-Baha, visited Green Acre, where hundreds saw him speak.

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In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.

Site Pages

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Andrew Anderson

And I said yes... and I’ve never touched a hot dog since. Simple as that. Andrew Anderson, clip two  Did you live in Tenants Harbor throughout the…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - More on the Old Ell

… a shared love of music, photography, and dogs. Aunt Mame's house was a welcoming and nurturing place of fun and escape for two generations of…

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Riverside Park

… or visit the concession stands, which sold hot dogs, popcorn, peanuts, candy, and soda. There were also exhibit booths, as well as a bowling alley…

My Maine Stories

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Story

The best lobster roll in Maine!
by Debbie Gagnon

The history of Red's Eats and the recipe for our famous Lobster Rolls

Story

A Splash of Water
by Marilyn Weymouth Seguin

Reminisce of a lifetime on Little Sebago Lake

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR