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Historical Items

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Item 26638

Interior Georges National Bank, Thomaston, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Thomaston Media: Sienna print, Photograph

Item 104267

Three-dollar bank note, Lincoln County, ca. 1802

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1802 Location: Wiscasset Media: Ink on paper

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Item 24097

Limerick National Bank, Limerick, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Limerick Media: Print from Glass Negative

Tax Records

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Item 99015

33-37 Plum Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Canal National Bank Use: Store - Mission

Item 63325

186-188 Middle Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Canal National Bank Use: Bank & Offices

Item 32317

74-76 Adams Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Chapman National Bank Style: Federal Use: Dwelling - Apartments

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109376

Sketch for First National Bank, Portland, Me., Portland, 1882

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1882 Location: Portland; Portland Client: First National Bank Architect: John Calvin Stevens; Fassett & Stevens Architects

Item 109797

Messalonskee National and Cascade Saving Banks, Oakland, 1902

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1902 Location: Oakland Client: Messalonskee National and Cascade Savings Banks Architect: Coombs and Gibbs Architects

Item 109743

Lincoln National Bank, Bath, 1906

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1906 Location: Bath Client: Lincoln National Bank Architect: Coombs and Gibbs Architects

Online Exhibits

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George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.

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Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.

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Holding up the Sky: Wabanaki people, culture, history, and art

Learn about Native diplomacy and obligation by exploring 13,000 years of Wabanaki residence in Maine through 17th century treaties, historic items, and contemporary artworks—from ash baskets to high fashion. Wabanaki voices contextualize present-day relevance and repercussions of 400 years of shared histories between Wabanakis and settlers to their region.

Site Pages

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - IV. Engulfed by nationalism: Revolutionary Biddeford

Men and women built small farms along the fertile banks of the river, grew crops and raised livestock for themselves and to trade.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Notable Residents

… Main Streets, in which the new George's National Bank and Georges Insurance Offices were installed. Throughout the years this building housed…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Andrew Anderson

He says, “I’m not gunna tell you why but get your money out. Put it in the Nationals. Fast. That’s all I’m gunna say.” My father, I guess he thought…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Restoring the Penobscot River
by John Banks

My role as the Director of the Department of Natural Resources for the Penobscot Indian Nation

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A New Beginning for Wabanaki Land Relationships
by John Banks

Wabanaki leadership in land stewardship

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History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

This is a history of one of Portland's oldest local bars