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Malaga Island, Fragmented Lives

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Beer in the Garden: Riveting Relics

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New Exhibition at Maine Historical Society Explores Maine’s Relationship with Food

KAPOW! New Exhibition at Maine Historical Society Explores Contemporary Comic Art

Charles Dickens' Great-great-grandson to Perform A Christmas Carol in Portland at Historic Church

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Magical History Tour
Join us Saturday, May 12 for a tour of secret historical sites throughout Portland. Get tickets now.
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Guided tours, Wadsworth & Longfellow families, house restoration, & Longfellow Garden. Reopening May 2018
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Access Members-Only databases, online catalog, search Maine Memory Network, post genealogy queries, search index to Maine History, JSTOR and more.
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