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Historical Items

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Item 8711

Syrup house, Waterford, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Waterford Historical Society Date: circa 1905 Location: Waterford Media: Photographic print

Item 18729

Sugar cane harvesting in Cuba, 1873

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1873 Location: Portland Media: Oil painting

Item 98603

Webb River & Sugar Loaf Mountain, Dixfield, ca. 1900

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

Tax Records

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Item 86777

Storage of Sugar and aGrain, Union Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Ethel F. Baxter and Agents Use: Storage of Sugar and aGrain

Item 86779

10-12 Union Wharf (1/2 interest), Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Clinton L. Baxter Use: Storage-Sugar

Item 86781

10-12 Union Wharf (1/2 interest), Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Clinton L. Baxter and Agents Use: Storage of Sugar and Grain

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 111969

J. B. Brown town houses on Neal St., Portland, 1906

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1906 Location: Portland Client: J. B. Brown Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Item 111970

J. B. Brown town houses on West St., Portland, 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1910 Location: Portland Client: J. B. Brown & Sons Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Item 149092

Mountain Top Farm sugar shack planting plan, Chittenden, VT, 1972-2008

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1972–2008 Location: Chittenden Clients: Stanley Fishkin; Nancy Marshall Architect: Patrick Chasse; Landscape Design Associates

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.

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Maine Sweets: Confections and Confectioners

From chocolate to taffy, Mainers are inventive with our sweet treats. In addition to feeding our sweet tooth, it's also an economic driver for the state.

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A Focus on Trees

Maine has some 17 million acres of forest land. But even on a smaller, more local scale, trees have been an important part of the landscape. In many communities, tree-lined commercial and residential streets are a dominant feature of photographs of the communities.

Site Pages

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Freedom & Captivity Portal

The Freedom & Captivity digital collection in the Maine Memory Network, and the complete digital archive housed at Colby Special Collections, is a repository of personal testimonies, ephemera, memorabilia, artifacts, and visual materials that capture multiple dimensions of the experiences of incarceration for individuals, families, and communities, as well as for survivors of harm.

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Camden-Rockport Historical Society

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Franklin County Agricultural Fair

"… of foods, such as butter, cheese, maple sugar and fruits. Samples of other items include: worsted hose (stockings), hats, caps, boots and shoes…"

My Maine Stories

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Story

Maine and the Atlantic World Slave Economy
by Seth Goldstein

How Maine's historic industries are tied to slavery

Story

Harold's Garage, Rome Hollow, Maine
by Mimi C

Story about Harold Hawes, owner of Harold's garage and self-styled auctioneer in Rome Hollow, Maine

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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