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Historical Items

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Item 11057

Parking boot, Portland, 1981

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1981-06-29 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 26036

Fort Knox plans, ca. 1842

Contributed by: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands Date: circa 1842 Location: Prospect Media: Copy of negative

Item 11989

Plan of Ann (now Park) Street, Portland, ca. 1802

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1802 Location: Portland Media: Pen, Ink and watercolor on paper, map

Tax Records

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Item 69159

Assessor's Record, 94-108 Park Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Park Street Block Proprietry Use: Land only

Item 85261

Fern Park Association property, E. End Wood Road, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Fern Park Association Use: Club House

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 110454

Eliot Woods planting plan, Mount Desert, 1988-2005

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1988–2005 Location: Mount Desert Client: James M. Clark Architect: Patrick Chasse

Item 110485

Asticou Azalea Garden shore plan, Mount Desert, 1982-1992

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1982–1992 Location: Mount Desert Client: The Island Foundation Architect: Patrick Chasse; Landscape Design Associates

Item 109948

General plan for park system, Portland, 1905

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1905 Location: Portland Client: City of Portland Architect: Olmsted Brothers

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

Exhibit

Amazing! Maine Stories

These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Highlighting Historical Hampden - Riverside Park

… Frank Blaisdell drew up the plans for the park; he was an excellent candidate for the job, with vast experience designing a number of other…

Site Page

Highlighting Historical Hampden - Changing Times

However, as time passed and places like Riverside Park that offered social opportunities closed, people looked to other towns and cities for…

Site Page

Highlighting Historical Hampden - About Us

… of themes and topics in Maine history; lesson plans; a gallery of student history projects; online tools that allow site visitors to create and…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Monument Square 1967
by C. Michael Lewis

The background story and research behind a commissioned painting of Monument Square.

Story

30 years of business in Maine
by Raj & Bina Sharma

30 years of business, raising a family, & showcasing our culture in Maine

Story

Catching live bait with Grandfather
by Randy Randall

We never bought live bait for fishing. Grandfather caught all the minnows and shiners we needed.