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Historical Items

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Item 26054

Katahdin Ironworks Furnace After Restoration, 1966

Contributed by: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands Date: 1966-10-30 Location: Katahdin Iron Works Media: Photographic print

Item 18380

Restoration of Sts. Peter and Paul, Lewiston, 2004

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: 2004 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 8781

Trolley restoration, Kennebunk, 1975

Contributed by: Seashore Trolley Museum Date: 1975 Location: Kennebunkport Media: Photoprint

Tax Records

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Item 65229

73-75 Newbury Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: David Finkelman Use: Apartments


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The Schooner Bowdoin: Ninety Years of Seagoing History

After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner <em>Bowdoin,</em> which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.


John Dunn, 19th Century Sportsman

John Warner Grigg Dunn was an accomplished amateur photographer, hunter, fisherman and lover of nature. On his trips to Ragged Lake and environs, he became an early innovator among amateur wildlife photographers. His photography left us with a unique record of the Moosehead Lake region in the late nineteenth century.


Commander George Henry Preble

George Henry Preble of Portland, nephew of Edward Preble who was known as the father of the U.S. Navy, temporarily lost his command during the Civil War when he was charged with failing to stop a Confederate ship from getting through the Union blockade at Mobile.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Central Maine Power

Their hard work and time restored Maine’s power in an area of such destruction, that there were those who said it appeared as though a hurricane had…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Harvesting Potatoes - Page 11 of 13

Harvesting Potatoes RESTORED POTATO BARREL TRUCKS International Truck with Barrel Grapple, Littleton, 1945Item Contributed bySouthern…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Shipbuilding

A few years ago Rumery’s restored a beautiful three-masted ship from Bermuda, and at its re-launch it was the largest vessel launched in Biddeford…

My Maine Stories

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Restoring the Penobscot River
by John Banks

My role as the Director of the Department of Natural Resources for the Penobscot Indian Nation