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Historical Items

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Item 9768

Springvale House

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Springvale Media: Photographic print

Item 5416

Doorway, Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Portland, ca. 1902

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1902 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 5417

Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Portland, ca. 1880

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

Tax Records

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Item 86343

Fish House, Custom House Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Proprietors of Custom House Wharf Use: Fish House

Item 86345

Freight House, Custom House Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Proprietors of Custom House Wharf Use: Freight House

Item 86341

39 Custom House Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Proprietors of Custom House Wharf Use: Garage

Exhibits

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Great Cranberry Island's Preble House

The Preble House, built in 1827 on a hilltop over Preble Cove on Great Cranberry Island, was the home to several generations of Hadlock, Preble, and Spurling family members -- and featured in several books.

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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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Home: The Longfellow House & the Emergence of Portland

The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.

Site Pages

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Tate House Museum

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Customs House

Lambard and C .W King, the son of William King, the first governor of Maine. Before 1852 , King's home was at the site of the Customs House.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Entertainment- Alameda and Opera House

The Bath Opera House had a raging fire. The inside of the Opera House was wood, while the outside was brick.

My Maine Stories

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How Belfast was the Chicken Capital of the Northeast
by Ralph Chavis

My memories of spending time in Belfast as a child when my father worked in the chicken industry.

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Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life

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Stories from Eastport
by Ruth McInnis

My memories of growing up in Eastport, WWII, camping, and history on the border