Repository:Maine Historical Society

Repository Maine Historical Society
Postal Address 489 Congress St.
Portland, ME 04101
Place Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States
Phone 207-774-1822

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The Maine Historical Society is the official state historical society of Maine. It is located at 489 Congress Street in downtown Portland. The Society currently operates the Wadsworth-Longfellow House, a National Historic Landmark, Longfellow Garden, the Maine Historical Society Museum and Store, the Brown Research Library, as well as the Maine Memory Network, an online database of documents and images that includes resources from many of state's local historical societies.

The Maine Historical Society runs a museum and an historic house (the Wadsworth/Longfellow house). It also has the Brown Library, a premier Maine historical and genealogical library. Some information, especially images, is available online.


Members have access to additional databases:

  • Maine History, the journal of the Maine Historical Society.
  • Portland Voter Registrations, 1891-1902.
  • Town of Deering, Record of Naturalization Papers, 1873-1898.
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