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Item 55226

Water Tower, Fairfield, ca. 1930

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: circa 1930 Location: Fairfield Media: Photographic print

Item 17954

Frenchville Water Tower, c. 1990

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society Date: circa 1990 Location: Frenchville Media: Photographic print

Item 81444

Water District weathervane, Portland, ca. 1928

Contributed by: Portland Water District Date: circa 1928 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 70926

Assessor's Record, Water Tower, Presumpscot Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Grand Trunk Railroad Use: Water Tower


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Looking Out: Maine's Fire Towers

Maine, the most heavily forested state in the nation, had the first continuously operational fire lookout tower, beginning a system of fire prevention that lasted much of the twentieth century.


Poland Spring: Summering in Fashion

During the Gilded Age at the end of the nineteenth century, Americans sought to leave increasing urban, industrialized lives for the health and relaxation of the country. The Poland Spring resort, which offered a beautiful setting, healing waters, and many amenities, was one popular destination.


Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.

Site Pages

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec's 1911 Centennial Celebration - Page 2 of 2

The towered corner building housed the Post Office in 1911 (and for many years afterward), was also proudly deocorated for the grand celebration.

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Lubec, Maine - The Lighthouse at West Quoddy Head

… is definitely the U.S.” By July, 1808 the timber tower and a keeper’s house were complete though the exact date of first illumination is lost to…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Bridge

The towers consisted of four piers framed and braced to support the load. Built in 1857, this bridge remained in service until 1922 when it became…