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Historical Items

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Item 22059

7 Church St., Sanford

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1905 Location: Sanford Media: Print from Glass Negative

Item 27168

Old North Church, Thomaston, ca 1871

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1871 Location: Thomaston Media: Stereograph

Item 5283

Burning of the Old South Church, Bath, (1st Stage)

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1854-07-06 Location: Bath Media: Oil on canvas

Tax Records

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Item 36767

14 Church Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Heirs of Harrison J. Libby Use: Storehouse

Item 53796

Assessor's Record, 283-285 Fore Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Seaman's Bethel Society Use: Church & School


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West Baldwin Methodist Church

The West Baldwin Methodist Church, founded in 1826, was one of three original churches in Baldwin. While its location has remained the same, the church has undergone numerous changes to serve the changing community.


Father John Bapst: Catholicism's Defender and Promoter

Father John Bapst, a Jesuit, knew little of America or Maine when he arrived in Old Town in 1853 from Switzerland. He built churches and defended Roman Catholics against Know-Nothing activists, who tarred and feathered the priest in Ellsworth in 1854.


Harry Lyon: An Old Sea Dog Takes to the Air

Through a chance meeting, Harry Lyon of Paris Hill became the navigator on the 1928 flight of the Southern Cross, the first trans-Pacific flight. His skill as a navigator, despite his lack of experience, was a key factor on the flight's success.

Site Pages

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Lincoln, Maine - Methodist Church

The church was built when William Marsh was pastor. It is located at the intersection of Lee Road and Main Street.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Church Block

The builders had the angel moved to the Old North Church so it would not be destroyed. Also the builders had the angel's red boots turned to…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Old North Church

Old North Church Old North Church, Thomaston, ca 1871Item Contributed byThomaston Historical Society Through General Knox’s involvement, a…

My Maine Stories

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Ogunquit Beach Sonnet
by Shannon Schooley

Sonnet written for school when I was 12 years old.


Rev James Wells Appointment as Chaplain for Maine in Civil War
by David Woodward

Certificate for Rev. Wells commissioned by Gov. Israel Washburn Jr. to serve in Maine 11th Regiment


Behind the scenes of the Mercy expansion
by Sister Ellen Turner

Sister Ellen Turner talked about behind the scenes planning of Mercy's Expansion