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Historical Items

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Item 17324

Model of the Portland Observatory, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1905 Location: Portland Media: Painted wood

Item 13721

Group at Waits Landing, Falmouth, 1895

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1895-08-17 Location: Falmouth; Falmouth; Falmouth Media: Glass Negative

Item 33403

Charles Wescott's blacksmith shop, Blue Hill, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Blue Hill Historical Society Date: circa 1955 Location: Blue Hill Media: Postcard

Tax Records

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Item 85558

10-12 Wescott Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Josiah P. Wescott Use: Apartments

Item 85560

Assessor's Record, 13-17 Wescott Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Josiah P. Wescott Use: Land only

Item 85554

8 Wescott Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mary Kroot Use: Apartments

Online Exhibits

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Gunpowder for the Civil War

The gunpowder mills at Gambo Falls in Windham and Gorham produced about a quarter of the gunpowder used by Union forces during the Civil War. The complex contained as many as 50 buildings.

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Blueberries to Potatoes: Farming in Maine

Not part of the American "farm belt," Maine nonetheless has been known over the years for a few agricultural items, especially blueberries, sweet corn, potatoes, apples, chickens and dairy products.

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Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

Site Pages

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South Portland Public Library

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - People

… Dan Simoneau born 1959: Olympic cross-country skier Seth Wescott born 1976: Two-time Olympic gold medalist and professional snowboarder

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Westbrook Historical Society

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My Maine Stories

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My Involvement in Maine sports over the years
by Dick Whitmore

The key people and influences in my life growing up and my involvement in Maine sports