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Historical Items

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Item 79975

Waldo Street fire, Rumford, 1923

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society Date: 1923-08-02 Location: Rumford Media: Photographic print

Item 79973

Waldo Street fire, Rumford, 1923

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society Date: 1923-08-02 Location: Rumford Media: Photographic print

Item 79977

Waldo Street fire, Rumford, 1923

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society Date: 1923-08-23 Location: Rumford Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 64419

Pool Hall, Morrills Corner, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Billiard Ball Co. Use: Pool Hall

Item 55754

Assessor's Record, 1212 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Charles L. Hayes Use: Pool Hall

Item 76823

305-309 St. John Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Benjamin S. Rosenberg Use: Pool Hall

Exhibits

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The Kotzschmar Memorial Organ

A fire and two men whose lives were entwined for more than 50 years resulted in what is now considered to be "the Jewel of Portland" -- the Austin organ that was given to the city of Portland in 1912.

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A Snapshot of Portland, 1924: The Taxman Cometh

In 1924, with Portland was on the verge of profound changes, the Tax Assessors Office undertook a project to document every building in the city -- with photographs and detailed information that provide a unique view into Portland's architecture, neighborhoods, industries, and businesses.

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Les Raquetteurs

In the early 1600s, French explorers and colonizers in the New World quickly adopted a Native American mode of transportation to get around during the harsh winter months: the snowshoe. Most Northern societies had some form of snowshoe, but the Native Americans turned it into a highly functional item. French settlers named snowshoes "raquettes" because they resembled the tennis racket then in use.

Site Pages

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Seaside Hall

Seaside Hall in Atlantic village, Swan's Island, ca. 1925Item Contributed bySwan's Island Educational Society Seaside Hall's location on the shore…

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Lincoln, Maine - Masonic Hall

The hall also held a pool hall, family theater, and a gymnasium in which they had basketball games and boxing matches.

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Eureka Hall, Stockholm

Eureka Hall, Stockholm Eureka Hall X This building is now known to all of us as a nice family, sit-down restaurant in downtown Stockholm, Maine.

My Maine Stories

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Story

Portland in the 1940s
by Carol Norton Hall

As a young woman in Portland during WWII, the presence of servicemen was life changing.

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.