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Historical Items

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Item 100237

Wadsworth-Longfellow house, Portland, ca. 1880

Contributed by: NPS, Longfellow House-Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site Date: circa 1880 Location: Portland Media: Cyanotype

Item 48091

Boarding House, Lubec, ca. 1975

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1975 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Item 22532

Bow and Arrow House, Alfred, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Alfred Historical Committee Date: circa 1955 Location: Alfred Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 86944

350-356 Woodford Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Frederick H. Call Use: Dwelling

Item 86949

356 Woodford Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Frederick H. Call Use: Garage - Stable

Item 52956

14 Freeman Lane (called #6), Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Theodore Kerr Use: Dwelling - Single family

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 111327

Bay of Naples Inn, Naples, 1905

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1905 Location: Naples Client: unknown Architect: John Calvin Stevens

Online Exhibits

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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.


Port of Portland's Custom House and Collectors of Customs

The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage.


Scarborough: They Answered the Call

Scarborough met every quota set by the state for supplying Civil War soldiers for Union regiments. Some of those who responded became prominent citizens of the town.

Site Pages

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Educator Resources

… Tales: Shipyards and Shipwrecks People who called Scarborough Home Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering A Look Inside the Classroom Over Time…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Welcome

… its past, and the lives of those who once called Scarborough home. Sunset on Scarborough Marsh X A Winter View of Scarborough Marsh X…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - People Who Called Scarborough Home - Page 4 of 4

He was on call seven days a week: house calls were $5.00 and office visits were $3.00. In the early years of his practice, Dr.

My Maine Stories

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A Story in a Stick
by Jim Moulton

A story about dowsing for a well in Bowdoin


The gift of a necklace
by Parivash Rohani

When I was born my grandmother gave me a part of a Baha’i prayer for protection.


My father's world - the old farm in Richmond, Maine
by Donald C. Cunningham

A story about my father and our family.