Timeline of Portland, Maine

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The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Portland, Maine, USA.

Prior to 19th century[edit]

19th century[edit]

"Bird's Eye View of the City of Portland," 1876

20th century[edit]

21st century[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Britannica 1910.
  2. ^ Leamon, James S. Revolution Downeast: The War for American Independence in Maine (1995) University of Massachusetts Press pp.62-67
  3. ^ Joseph Griffin, ed. (1872), History of the press of Maine, Brunswick, Maine
  4. ^ Charter 1881.
  5. ^ a b "US Newspaper Directory". Chronicling America. Washington DC: Library of Congress. Retrieved August 25, 2012.
  6. ^ a b c d e f Fogler Library. "Population pre-1950". Maine Census Data. University of Maine. Archived from the original on May 5, 2012. Retrieved August 25, 2012.
  7. ^ Phelps 1853.
  8. ^ a b c d e Jewett 1823.
  9. ^ a b Population of the 100 Largest Cities and Other Urban Places in the United States: 1790 to 1990, U.S. Census Bureau, 1998
  10. ^ Directory 1912.
  11. ^ L.D. Carver (1902), Constitution of the State of Maine, formed in convention at Portland, October twenty-ninth, and adopted ... on the sixth day of December, A.D. 1819 ... together with amendments subsequently made thereto, Augusta: Kennebec Journal Print
  12. ^ a b c d Federal Writers' Project 1940.
  13. ^ Elwell 1876.
  14. ^ Ward, Ernest E. My First Sixty Years in Harrison, Maine Cardinal Printing 1967 p.7
  15. ^ Gregory 1887.
  16. ^ "History of Railroading in Maine". Maine Department of Transportation.
  17. ^ a b Beckett 1850.
  18. ^ Beckett 1858.
  19. ^ Steven Anzovin; Janet Podell, eds. (2000). Famous First Facts. H.W. Wilson Co. ISBN 0824209583.
  20. ^ Beckett 1856.
  21. ^ History of the Work of the Board of Trade of Portland, Maine, 1887
  22. ^ a b c d Robertson 1982.
  23. ^ Holt, Jeff (1985). The Grand Trunk in New England. Railfare. p. 88. ISBN 0-919130-43-7.
  24. ^ Dedicatory exercises of the Baxter Building: to the uses of the Portland Public Library and Maine Historical Society, Thursday, February 21, 1889. Auburn, Maine: Lakeside Press, Printers and Binders, 1889
  25. ^ Johnson, Ron (n.d.). Maine Central R.R. Mountain Division. 470 Railroad Club.
  26. ^ "Anthoensen Collection". Portland Room. Portland Public Library. Retrieved August 25, 2012.
  27. ^ Sargent 1916.
  28. ^ Centennial 1886.
  29. ^ Frank Roy Fraprie (June 1907). "Portland Camera Club". American Amateur Photographer and Camera and Dark Room. 19.
  30. ^ Portland Camera Club
  31. ^ Holt, Jeff (1985). The Grand Trunk in New England. Railfare. p. 89. ISBN 0-919130-43-7.
  32. ^ Jones, Robert C. (1993). Two Feet to the Lakes. Pacific Fast Mail. p. 70. ISBN 0-915713-26-8.
  33. ^ American Art Annual. NY. 1911.
  34. ^ Thomas Brackett Reed Memorial Association (Portland, Me.) (1910), Exercises at the unveiling of the statue of Thomas Brackett Reed, at Portland, Maine, August thirty-first, nineteen hundred and ten, Portland, Me: The Association, OCLC 12031478
  35. ^ American Art Annual. NY. 1914.
  36. ^ "Eastern Promenade Master Plan" (PDF). City of Portland. 2004.
  37. ^ "State of Maine". James VanBokkelen.
  38. ^ Constance D'Arcy Mackay (1913), The historical pageant of Portland, Maine: produced on the Eastern Promenade as a free civic celebration of the Fourth of July 1913, Portland: Southworth Printing Company
  39. ^ Weingroff, Richard (April 7, 2011). "US 2: Houlton, Maine, to Everett, Washington". Federal Highway Administration. Retrieved September 5, 2011.
  40. ^ Holt, Jeff (1985). The Grand Trunk in New England. Railfare. p. 100. ISBN 0-919130-43-7.
  41. ^ "Longfellow Garden Club". Garden Club Federation of Maine. Archived from the original on November 16, 2012. Retrieved August 25, 2012.
  42. ^ Weingroff, Richard F. (April 7, 2011). "From Names to Numbers: The Origins of the US Numbered Highway System". Highway History. Federal Highway Administration. Retrieved June 10, 2011.
  43. ^ Lowe, J. Norman Canadian National in the East volume 3 (1985) Calgary Group of the British Railway Modellers of North America ISBN 0-919487-14-9
  44. ^ Albert, Dave & Melvin, George F. (1975). New England Diesels. George R. Cockle and Associates. p. 58. ISBN 0-916160-01-7.
  45. ^ Jones, Robert Willoughby Boston and Maine (1991) Trans-Anglo Books ISBN 0-87046-101-X p.96
  46. ^ ::Portland Montreal Pipe Line:: About us Archived 2008-02-02 at the Wayback Machine.
  47. ^ Morison, Samuel Eliot (1975). History of United States Naval Operations in World War II, Volume I The Battle of the Atlantic 1939-1943. Little, Brown and Company. p. 68.
  48. ^ Cornish, Caroline (11 July 2010). "Long Creek Air Tragedy Memorial is dedicated". WCSH. Archived from the original on 10 December 2012. Retrieved 12 July 2010.
  49. ^ "Welcome to Mayor Baxter Woods" (PDF). City of Portland. Retrieved August 25, 2012.
  50. ^ "MTA History". Maine Turnpike Authority. Retrieved 2012-10-21.
  51. ^ Johnson, Ron. Maine Central R.R. Mountain Division. The 470 Railroad Club. p. 267.
  52. ^ "Greater Portland Landmarks". Archived from the original on October 5, 2012. Retrieved August 25, 2012.
  53. ^ Holt, Jeff (1985). The Grand Trunk in New England. Railfare. p. 111. ISBN 0-919130-43-7.
  54. ^ a b "Portland's Sister Cities". City of Portland. Retrieved December 30, 2014.
  55. ^ "Welcome to Portland, Maine". Archived from the original on May 1997 – via Internet Archive, Wayback Machine.
  56. ^ "Amtrak Downeaster Breaks Annual Ridership Record". Amtrak Downeaster. Retrieved 2012-10-21.
  57. ^ "Portland Society of Architects". Archived from the original on September 2, 2012. Retrieved August 25, 2012.
  58. ^ "Drink of kings makes a comeback". BBC News. October 2, 2013.
  59. ^ L. Beehner (August 19, 2010). "36 Hours in Portland, Me". New York Times.
  60. ^ "Historic Preservation". City of Portland. Retrieved August 25, 2012.
  61. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1937). "Chronology". Maine: a Guide 'Down East'. American Guide Series. Boston: Houghton Mifllin – via Hathi Trust.

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Published in the 19th century
Published in the 20th century

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