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Historical Items

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Item 81081

Road Signs, Northeast Harbor, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Mount Desert Island Historical Society Date: circa 1955 Location: Mount Desert Media: Photographic print

Item 81079

Road Signs after re-painting, Northeast Harbor, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Mount Desert Island Historical Society Date: circa 1955 Location: Mount Desert Media: Photographic print

Item 74851

Electrical 'danger' sign, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Media: Enameled metal

Tax Records

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Item 35597

876 Brighton Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Albert S Dresser Use: Dwelling - Two Family and Store

Item 52733

104-110 Free Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Lucy A Libby Use: Store

Item 35761

2-8 Brown Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Albert S Rines Use: Stores & Offices

Exhibits

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A Riot of Words: Ballads, Posters, Proclamations and Broadsides

Imagine a day 150 years ago. Looking down a side street, you see the buildings are covered with posters and signs.

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The Devil and the Wilderness

Anglo-Americans in northern New England sometimes interpreted their own anxieties about the Wilderness, their faith, and their conflicts with Native Americans as signs that the Devil and his handmaidens, witches, were active in their midst.

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World Alpine Ski Racing in Maine

Sugarloaf -- a small ski area by European standards -- entered ski racing history in 1971 by hosting an event that was part of the World Cup Alpine Ski Championships. The "Tall Timber Classic," as the event was known, had a decidedly Maine flavor.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Welcome to Strong sign, Strong, ca. 1950 Item 64113 infoStrong Historical Society This sign welcomed all to "Cross Bridge and…

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - Welcome to New Portland!

Welcome to New Portland! New Portland Town Sign X Welcome to New Portland! Here at our site, you can explore many different historical…

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Wadsworth-Longfellow House, 1786-1960

… Congress Street mark this winter view of the Wadsworth-Longfellow house. The sign on the utility pole reads: "Positively Post No Bills."

My Maine Stories

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I have thought about Vietnam almost every day for 48 years
by Ted Heselton

Working as a heavy equipment operator in Vietnam

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I was a regional volunteer coordinator for the Women’s March
by Erica McNally

Erica McNally's experiences in Washington at the Women's March, 2017

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Participating in the 2017 Women’s March on Washington
by Sarah Gaba

Participating in the Women's March in Washington, D.C., 2017