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Historical Items

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Item 19457

Belgium Paving Hammer, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Maine Granite Industry Historical Society Date: circa 1880 Location: Mount Desert Media: Metal and wood

Item 80500

Intersection of Main Street and Weld Street, Dixfield, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Dixfield Media: Photographic print

Item 12046

Clark Street, Portland, c1917

Contributed by: City of Portland Dept. of Public Works Date: 1917 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 110479

White-Levy residence pool, pergola and nymphaeum, Lewisboro, NY, 1995-1996

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1995–1996 Location: Lewisboro Clients: Leon Levy; Shelby White Architect: Landscape Design Associates

Item 109943

Sketch Plan of Paving for Garden Walks, Monmouth, 1927-1933

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1927–1933 Location: Monmouth Client: Mrs. F. M. Woolworth Architect: Olmsted Brothers

Online Exhibits

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A Day for Remembering

Most societies have had rituals or times set aside to honor ancestors, those who have died and have paved the way for the living. Memorial Day, the last Monday in May, is the day Americans have set aside for such remembrances.


Promoting Rockland Through a Stereopticon, 1875

Frank Crockett and photographer J.P. Armbrust took stereo views of Rockland's downtown, industry, and notable homes in the 1870s as a way to promote tourism to the town.


The Irish on the Docks of Portland

Many of the dockworkers -- longshoremen -- in Portland were Irish or of Irish descent. The Irish language was spoken on the docks and Irish traditions followed, including that of giving nicknames to the workers, many of whose given names were similar.

Site Pages

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Extra quarry pictures

Alec Borland (1860-1924) and Herman Staples (1895-1964) are standing by a paving stone. Herman is in the suit at right.

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Historic Hallowell - Natural Resource to Finished Product

Workers produced building stones, paving stones and statuary and monuments. The paving stones, 6x8 inches, sold for 20 cents apiece and were shipped…

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Lincoln, Maine - Main Street, Lincoln, ca. 1890

… umbrella shown on Main Street, Lincoln, prior to paved roads; however, utility poles are present. The Civil War monument and Methodist Church are…

My Maine Stories

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Dancing through barriers
by Garrett Stewart

My Dad performed on the Dave Astor Show in Portland during the civil rights era.


An enjoyable conference, Portland 2021
by John C. Decker, Danville, Pennsylvania

Some snippets from a 4-day conference by transportation historians in Portland, September 7-11, 2021


An Asian American Account
by Zabrina

An account from a Chinese American teen during the COVID-19 pandemic.