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Historical Items

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Item 10755

Interior of Union Station, Portland, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 22436

Union Station, Portland, 1954

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1954 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 10754

Union Station, Portland, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 53851

27 Union Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mary Berenson Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 78306

18 Union Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: J.B. Whitney Use: Blacksmith Shop

Item 78310

35 Union Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Devisees of Seth M. Milliken Use: Storage

Exhibits

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Maine Streets: The Postcard View

Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.

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Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper.

Exhibit

A Celebration of Skilled Artisans

The Maine Charitable Mechanic Association, an organization formed to promote and support skilled craftsmen, celebrated civic pride and members' trades with a parade through Portland on Oct. 8, 1841 at which they displayed 17 painted linen banners with graphic and textual representations of the artisans' skills.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - The Hallowell Union Fire Club

The Hallowell Union Fire Club Union Fire Club, Fire Bucket, Hallowell, 1805Item Contributed byHubbard Free Library The Union Fire Club of…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - 94 Front Street

… in commercial Bath, including part of the Union Block, where 94 Front Street is located, according to Henry Owen’s History of Bath Maine.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Intersection of Centre and Washington

The intersection is now home to a large credit union chain building, a large apartment complex (Washington House) and one of Bath's few traffic…

My Maine Stories

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Story

A Lifelong Romance with Retail
by George A Smith

Maine's once plentiful small retail stores.