August 2010 Archives

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Tour Portland's Freedom Trail markers and learn about the importance of the underground railroad, as an escape from slavery, creating one of several important hidden routes to Canada in the 19th century.













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DSCN0005.JPGHack Stand of Charles H. L. Pierre
















DSCN0008.JPGAbyssinian Church
















DSCN0011.JPGHome of Charles Frederick,
Harriet Stephenson Eastman,
Alexander Stephenson














DSCN0014.JPGEastern Cemetery
















DSCN0017.JPGHome of Elias and Elizabeth
Widgery Thomas















DSCN0019.JPGHome of General
Samuel C. Fessenden















DSCN0022.JPGFriends (Quaker) Meeting House
















DSCN0024.JPGHack Stand of Reuben Ruby
















DSCN0025.JPGFirst Parish Unitarian Universalist
Church















DSCN0033.JPGSecondhand Clothing Store of
Lloyd Scott















DSCN0034.JPGMariners' Church
















Maine Day Trip will take you to each Freedom Trail location and provide additional self-guided information compiled by Portland Freedom Trail.  Include all of the historical landmarks in your private tour of the Portland Peninsula to create a robust, interesting and informative excursion.

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Where else but Maine would you find so many wonderful places to explore?
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Winslow Homer Stamp Celebration Station: Portland Museum of Art
August 12, 2010; Portland, Maine 04101

weatherbeaten.jpgSite of Winslow Homer's painting "Weatherbeaten" at Prouts Point in Scarborough, Maine
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Saturday, September 18, 2010 is Open Lighthouse Day in Maine.
This is a unique opportunity to view the inside of Maine's beautiful lighthouses.

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