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Historical Items

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Item 29370

Pepperell Mills boarding houses, Biddeford, ca. 1875

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1875 Location: Biddeford Media: Stereograph

Item 68440

Rooming assignment, Farmington State Normal School, 1924

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: 1925-08-25 Location: Farmington Media: Ink on paper

Item 77464

Hartland Opera House, Hartland, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Hartland Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Hartland Media: Postcard

Tax Records

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Item 47784

741-745 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mary S Watts Style: Rooming House & Store

Item 77886

Rooming House, Tolman Place, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Congress Realty Company Use: Rooming House

Item 86346

24 Custom House Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Proprietors of Custom House Wharf Use: Waiting Room


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Otisfield's One-Room Schoolhouses

Many of the one-room schoolhouses in Otisfield, constructed from 1839 through the early twentieth century, are featured here. The photos, most of which also show teachers and children, were taken between 1898 and 1998.


Great Cranberry Island's Preble House

The Preble House, built in 1827 on a hilltop over Preble Cove on Great Cranberry Island, was the home to several generations of Hadlock, Preble, and Spurling family members -- and featured in several books.


Home: The Longfellow House & the Emergence of Portland

The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.

Site Pages

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - The Tea Room

… her hip beyond repair and lived in the corner room on the first floor which is now part of the seating area in the Tea Room.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Customs House

Also, the building contained a room for federal judges, an office for the Port Surgeon and a room for the Merchant's Exchange and Board of Trade.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Sagadahock House and The Sagadahoc Block

It was built of brick and granite with the architecture being Greek Revival. The Sagadahock House dominated the street because it was the largest…

My Maine Stories

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Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life


Growing up DownEast
by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast


A Maine Family's story of being Prisoners of War in Manila
by Nicki Griffin

As a child, born after the war, I would hear these stories - glad they were finally written down