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John Martin: Expert Observer - Rufus Prince residence, Bangor, 1850

The house and brick tenements and brick store were built in 1832-1833. The house was at 176 Center Street.

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Dover-Foxcroft Historical Society

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

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Fires in Rumford

… the growth of a collection of multi-storied tenement buildings, constructed very close together.

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Maine's Pauper Laws and the Cumberland Overseers of the Poor

… employed, either in a work house or other town tenement, at the cost of the town. The poor person’s relatives, if any lived in the state, were…

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Privy

Some houses were divided into apartments (or tenements), others were boarding houses where rooms were rented or shared.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - About This Project

… that John Martin had so lovingly tended, now a tenement, was sold for $200. Martin's writings then passed into the family of Rebecca Raynes…

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Life on a Tidal River - William S. Cohen, The Man and the School

He lived on the third floor tenement where he was surrounded by many different people of Chinese, Greek, Irish, and Italian descent.