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Item 99394

Ruins of Somesville neighborhood fire, Saco, 1908

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1908-09-15 Location: Saco Media: Glass Negative

Item 20590

Congress at Brown Street, Portland, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 9960

Fourth of July, 1907, Springvale

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: 1907-07-04 Location: Sanford Media: Glass Negative


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Indians at the Centennial

Passamaquoddy Indians from Washington County traveled to Portland in 1920 to take part in the Maine Centennial Exposition. They set up an "Indian Village" at Deering Oaks Park.


A Celebration of Skilled Artisans

The Maine Charitable Mechanic Association, an organization formed to promote and support skilled craftsmen, celebrated civic pride and members' trades with a parade through Portland on Oct. 8, 1841 at which they displayed 17 painted linen banners with graphic and textual representations of the artisans' skills.


Presidents and Campaigns

Several Mainers have run for president or vice president, a number of presidents, past presidents, and future presidents have had ties to the state or visited here, and, during campaign season, many presidential candidates and their family members have brought their campaigns to Maine.

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Life on a Tidal River - The Bangor Fire of 1911 - Page 1 of 2

… Contributed byBangor Historical Society While onlookers flooded into the destroyed downtown to see the devastation, Bangor residents immediately…

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Lubec, Maine - S.S. Cumberland: Steamer Brought Passengers and Prosperity to Lubec but Met Tragic End

S.S. Cumberland Onlookers await the S.S. Cumberland arriving from Boston for the first time.Item Contributed byLubec Memorial Library Passengers and…