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Maine Historical Society

Welcome to Maine Historical Society

A growing museum, incomparable library and statewide educational resource, Maine Historical Society is located in the heart of Portland’s downtown cultural district. Founded in 1822, Maine Historical Society is the third oldest state historical society in the United States.
Mission

Maine Historical Society includes the Wadsworth–Longfellow House and Longfellow Garden, the Maine Historical Society Museum and Store, the MHS Research Library and Maine Memory Network.

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