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Historical Items

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Item 6535

Babcock & Sharp Drug Store, Lewiston

Contributed by: Androscoggin Historical Society Date: circa 1917 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 10336

Company Store, Stockholm

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

Item 10342

Fogelin Store, Stockholm, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Stockholm Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Stockholm Media: Postcard

Tax Records

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Item 84529

10 Bates Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: John Wilkinson Use: Store

Item 86334

92 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Proprietors of Custom House Wharf Use: Store

Item 34402

179-181 Brackett Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Tyler Realty Company Use: Store

Exhibits

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Atherton Furniture

LeBaron Atherton's furniture empire consisted of ten stores, four of which were in Maine. The photos are reminiscent of a different era in retailing.

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A Tour of Sanford in 1900

This collection of images portrays many buildings in Sanford and Springvale. The images were taken around the turn of the twentieth century.

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Liberty Threatened: Maine in 1775

At Lexington and Concord, on April 19, 1775, British troops attempted to destroy munitions stored by American colonists. The battles were the opening salvos of the American Revolution. Shortly, the conflict would erupt in Maine.

Site Pages

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Lincoln, Maine - Carney's Store

Just like Carney’s in the past, some of the stores of today are also family stores. For example, Walmart and Marden’s also sell clothes and shoes.

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Lincoln, Maine - Solomon's Store

… Lincoln Clothing Co., Grindell’s Store, Solomon’s Store, Solomon and Grindell’s Store, Moulton’s Gun Shop, and now we know the store as House of…

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Lincoln, Maine - Osgood's Store

I know that store also because my grandfather was alive during the time the store was here and shopped right in this town.

My Maine Stories

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A Lifelong Romance with Retail
by George A Smith

Maine's once plentiful small retail stores.

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Finding and cooking fiddleheads with my parents
by Brian J. Theriault

My father has been picking and eating fiddleheads almost all his life, Mom prepares and stores them

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Growing up in Lewiston
by Kathy Becvar

Growing up in Lewiston in the 1960s and 1970s.