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Historical Items

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Item 6598

The Small Shop, Lewiston, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1950 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 10753

Monson Shoe repair business, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Monson Media: Photographic print

Item 79979

Waldo Street, Rumford, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Rumford Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 52734

4-8 Free Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Ernest L Small Use: Store - Furniture

Item 52738

14-16 Free Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Ernest L Small Use: Store & Club Rooms

Item 40190

1174 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William Lord Use: Store - Grocery

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 110084

Alterations at 208 Middle St. for Messrs. Beyer & Small, Portland, 1920-1924

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1920–1924 Location: Portland Client: Beyer & Small Architect: John P. Thomas; Poor & Thomas

Item 111594

Cape Cottage Park, Cape Elizabeth, ca. 1925

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1924–1926 Location: Cape Elizabeth Client: Cape Cottage Park Company Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

Portland Hotels

Since the establishment of the area's first licensed hotel in 1681, Portland has had a dramatic, grand and boisterous hotel tradition. The Portland hotel industry has in many ways reflected the growth and development of the city itself. As Portland grew with greater numbers of people moving through the city or calling it home, the hotel business expanded to fit the increasing demand.

Exhibit

Jameson & Wotton Wharf, Friendship

Since 1897, the Jameson & Wotton Wharf in Friendship has been an important addition to the community on Muscongus Bay. The wharf, which is accessible at all tides, was a steamboat stop for many years, as well as important to the lobster business.

Exhibit

Prisoners of War

Mainers have been held prisoners in conflicts fought on Maine and American soil and in those fought overseas. In addition, enemy prisoners from several wars have been brought to Maine soil for the duration of the war.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Presque Isle: The Star City - Businesses

Businesses Businesses large and small have contributed to the growth Presque Isle.

Site Page

Guilford, Maine - BUSINESSES - Page 3 of 3

Instead you will find lots of small businesses, including the Guilford Bed and Breakfast. Guilford Bed and Breakfast, ca.

Site Page

Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Businesses and Cottage Industries

A real estate business was established during the 1880s and was known as the Islesboro Land and Improvement Company.

My Maine Stories

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Story

Michael Reilly: preserving an iconic family business
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

The story behind Reilly's Bakery, at the heart of Biddeford’s Main Street for 100+ years

Story

A Lifelong Romance with Retail
by George A Smith

Maine's once plentiful small retail stores.

Story

Norman Sevigny: history of a neighborhood grocery store
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

Growing up in a Franco-American community and working in the family business, Sevigny’s Market