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Historical Items

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Item 98742

Vines Monument, Biddeford Pool, 1916

Contributed by: Biddeford Historical Society Date: circa 1916 Location: Biddeford Media: Stone, photograph

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Item 15249

Threshing peas, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society Date: circa 1955 Media: Photographic print

Item 105627

Lease agreement on patent owned by Gorges and Mason, Kittery, 1637

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1637-10-01 Location: Kittery Media: Ink on paper

Tax Records

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Item 82195

18 Vine Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mary Shea - Heirs Use: Shed

Item 82191

11 Vine Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Samuel J. Agger Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 82199

23 Vine Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Margaret J. Walsh Use: Dwelling - Two family


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Indians, Furs, and Economics

When Europeans arrived in North America and disrupted traditional Native American patterns of life, they also offered other opportunities: trade goods for furs. The fur trade had mixed results for the Wabanaki.


A Snapshot of Portland, 1924: The Taxman Cometh

In 1924, with Portland was on the verge of profound changes, the Tax Assessors Office undertook a project to document every building in the city -- with photographs and detailed information that provide a unique view into Portland's architecture, neighborhoods, industries, and businesses.


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.

Site Pages

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - II. Ripples of change: European exploration & settlement at Winter Harbor - Page 1 of 2

… however, were Sir Ferdinando Gorges and Richard Vines. Gorges, an English aristocrat and member of the Plymouth Company, was determined to overcome…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Threshing peas, ca. 1955

In the picture, pea vines are being threshed to separate the peas from the vines. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Birds Eye mobil combine, Aroostook County, ca. 1960

… A Birdseye mobil combine for processing pea vines in the field. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory Network.

My Maine Stories

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Decontie and Brown's venture in high fashion design
by Decontie and Brown

Penobscot haute couture designs from Bangor


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