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Maine
Augusta
Blaine House
192 State Street
Augusta ME 04330
Phone
207 287-2301
Web Site
http://www.maine.gov/governor/baldacci/index.shtml
Description
originally home of James G Blaine, speaker of US House and 1884 presidential candidate, official residence of Maine governors since 1919
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Famous People
Building Type Governors Mansion
Nature of Group or Site Government
Industry /Profession Politics
Era 1830
New or Updated: 07/02/2003

  ME
 
Brunswick
  Growstown School
 
195 Woodside Road
  Brunswick ME  04011    
 
Phone  207 725-1261
  Web Site  *****
  Alt Web  http://www.curtislibrary.com/arts/musgal.htm
  Description  former school used in to the 1950's houses living history programs mostly  for school groups
 
Type of Resource  Historic Place
  Building Type  Schoolhouse
  Era  1849
  New or Updated:  07/24/2003

  ME

  Bucksport

  Friends of Fort Knox

  Rte 174

  PO Box 456

  Bucksport  ME   04416    

  Phone  207 469-6553

  Web Site http://fortknox.maineguide.com/

  E-mail  mailto:fofk1@aol.com

  Description  detailed information on preserved stone fort by support group for state-

                    owned site

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Military

  Building Type  Fort

  Era 1844

  New or Updated:  6/19/2007
 

  ME

  Burlington

  Stewart M Lord Memorial Historical Society, Inc

   2 Main Road

  Burlington  ME  04417    

  Web Site http://www.barkerbusiness.com/smlmhs

  E-mail  mailto:barkerjr@barkerbusiness.com

  Alt Web http://www.mainemuseums.org/htm/museumdetail.php3?orgID=1633

  Description  local museum in 1844 tavern & 4 other buildings

  Type of Resource Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type Tavern

  Era 844

  New or Updated:  6/3/2007

  ME
  Dover Foxcroft
  Blacksmith Shop Museum
 
98 Dawes Road
  Dover Foxcroft  ME  04426 
 
Phone  207 564-7137
  Web Site  http://www.mainemuseums.org/htm/196.htm
  E-mail  mailto:jmannis@midmaine.com
 
Alt Web  http://www.maineguide.com/region/katahdin/information/attractions_katahdin.s
  Description  features original equipment including an ox lifter
  Type of Resource  Historic Place
  Primary Focus  Industrial
  Building Type  Trade/Craft
  Collection N-Z       Tools
  Era  1863
  Owner/Operator:  Dover-Foxcroft Historical Society
  New or Updated:  07/25/2003

  Maine

  Dresden

  Pownalborough Court House

  Route 128

  Dresden  ME

  Phone  207 882-6817

  Web Site http://www.lincolncountyhistory.org/lchaparts/courthouse.htm

  E-mail  mailto:LCHA@wiscasset.net

  Description  pre-Revolutionary courthouse -John Adams practiced there

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Building Type Courthouse

  Era  1761

  Owner/Operator:  Lincoln County Historical Association Inc

  New or Updated:  5/29/2007
 

  ME
 
Machias
 
Burnham Tavern
 
Main Street
 
MAIL:  2 Free Street
 
Machias  ME  04654    
 
Phone  207 255-4432
 
Web Site  http://www.machiasblueberry.com/tmachias.html
 
Alt Web  http://www.mainemuseums.org/htm/16.htm
 
Description  played part in "first naval battle" of the revolutionary war
 
Type of Resource  Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Building Type  Tavern
 
Era      1770
 
Owner/Operator:  DAR
 
New or Updated:  08/13/2003

Fort O'Brien State Historic Site
Route 92
mail: Bureau of Parks & Lands 106 Hogan Rd Bangor
Machias ME 04401
Phone 207 941-4014
Web Site http://www.state.me.us/cgi-bin/doc/parks/find_one_name.pl?park_id=61
Description remaining earthworks of fort built (and destroyed by British) during Revolution and War of 1812, and built again during the Civil War,
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Military
Building Type Fort

Maine
Howland
Stuart M Lord Memorial Historical Society, Inc
*****
Howland ME 04448
Phone
Web Site
Description
local museum in 1844 tavern & 1850 general store
Type of Resource
Historic Place
Primary Focus
Local History
Building Type
Tavern
Era
1844

Maine
Kezar Falls
Parsonfield-Port Historical Society
Main Street
Kezar Falls ME 04047
Phone
207 625-4667
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource
Historic Place
Building Type
Meeting House
Era
1828

  ME
 
Lewiston
 
Franco American Heritage Center at St Mary's
 
Address
 
Lewiston   ME
 
Phone   207 783-1585
 
Alt Phone   207 784-9586
 
Web Site  http://www.francoamericanheritage.org/index.html
 
Description  French-Canadian performing arts, museum & learning center in church closed
                   
 in 2000
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Arts
 
Building Type   Church
 
Group Identity   French
 
New or Updated:    7/14/2004

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  Maine

  Monhegan

  Monhegan Museum

  1 Lighthouse Hill

  Monhegan  ME   04852    

  Phone  207 596-7003

  Web Site http://www.monheganmuseum.org/

  E-mail  mailto:museum@monheganmuseum.org

  Description  still active 1850 lighthouse on Monhegan Island has museum in

                    keeper's house  - island accessible only by boat, has no cars or paved roads

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type  Lighthouse

  New or Updated:  6/4/2007
 

  ME

  New Harbor

  Colonial Pemaquid SHS

  PO Box 117

  New Harbor  ME   04554    

  Phone  207 677-2423

  Alt Phone  207 624-6080

  Web Site http://www.state.me.us/cgi-bin/doc/parks/find_one_name.pl?park_id=39

  Alt Web http://www.mainemuseums.org/htm/museumdetail.php3?orgID=215

  Description  14 foundations of 17th & 18th century Fort William Henry, on-site

                    museum in reconstructed fort with artifacts found on site

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Military

  Building Type  Fort

  Nature of Group or Site  Government

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Archaeology

  Owner/Operator:  Maine State Parks

  New or Updated:  6/5/2007

  New Sweden
 
Lars Noak Blacksmith Shop
 
Station Road
 
New Sweden  ME  04762   
 
Phone  207 896-5624
 
Web Site  http://www.aroostook.me.us/newsweden/historical.html
 
Alt Web  http://www.geocities.com/maineswedishcolony/
 
Description  one of the structures of the New Swedish Colony
 
Type of Resource  Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Village
 
Group Identity  Scandinavian
 
Era      1870
 
New or Updated:  11/17/2003

  ME
 
Porter
 
Parsonfield-Porter Historical Society
 
Main Street
 
Porter  ME  04028    
 
Phone  207 625-4667
 
Web Site  *****
 
Alt Web  http://travel.mainetoday.com/regions/wl/
 
Description
 
Type of Resource  Historic Place
 
Building Type  Civic
 
Era      1828
 
New or Updated:  11/03/2003

 

  ME

  Portland

  Portland Observatory

  138 Congress Street

  Portland  ME    04101    

  Phone  207 774-5561

  Web Site http://www.portlandlandmarks.org/

  Description  80 foot high tower used to spot ships arriving in the harbor

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Maritime

  Building Type  Civic

  Era  1807

  Owner/Operator:  Greater Portland Landmarks

  New or Updated:  6/11/2007

 

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