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Historical Items

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Item 76562

Hose Wagon, Androscoggin Fire Company, Topsham, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Town of Topsham Date: circa 1895 Location: Topsham Media: Photographic print

Item 100211

Fire-Wards of Portland warnings, 1818

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1818 Location: Portland Media: Lithograph

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Item 17666

Houlton Fire House, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1890 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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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.


Student Exhibit: The Story of the Heywood Tavern

The story of the Heywood Tavern in Skowhegan.


Luxurious Leisure

From the last decades of the nineteenth century through about the 1920s, vacationers were attracted to large resort hotels that promised a break from the noise, crowds, and pressures of an ever-urbanizing country.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Economic History of Main Street, Northeast Harbor - Page 2 of 3

"… one fruit stand, two dry goods stores, four stables, three blacksmiths, three building contractors, three plumbers, one masonry contractor, three…"

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Old Ell is Born

"These businesses existed largely to supply food and transportation to the Asticou Inn’s summer guests. The livery stable operation was short-lived…"

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Historic Hallowell - Cyclone Poems

"… Storms, and Fixing the City by Gabby Horse A stable maybe I am stuck and it is tight Help has come for me Boy In a dark tight space A faint light…"

My Maine Stories

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John Coyne from Waterville Enlists as a Railroad Man in WWI
by Mary D. Coyne

Description of conditions railroad men endured and family background on John Coyne.