Maine Historical Society Library

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The Portland Public Market, Portland, Me., was funded by the late philanthropist Elizabeth Noyce's Libra Foundation and was open from ca. 1998-2006. Portland Market House was created by four original vendors of the defunct Portland Public Market. Portland Farmers' Market, located in Monument Square, has operated continuously in several locations since its first opening in 1768.

From the description of Portland Farmers' Market/Portland Public Market : a scrapbook in progress / compiled by the staff of the Maine Historical Society Library. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 773697228

The Baxter Building is Romanesque Revival, designed by Francis Fassett in 1888. The Maine Historical Society moved into the building in 1892 and left in 1908. For many years it was the location of the Portland Public Library and later the Maine College of Art.

From the description of Maine Historical Society Library letterhead, ca. 1892-1899. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 778528389

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associatedWith Baxter Building (Portland, Me.) corporateBody
associatedWith Gilmore, Evelyn Langdon. person
associatedWith Kaufmann, Charles. person
associatedWith Maine Historical Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Portland Farmers' Market (Portland, Me.) corporateBody
associatedWith Portland Market House (Portland, Me.) corporateBody
associatedWith Portland Public Market (Portland, Me.) corporateBody
associatedWith Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835 person
associatedWith Vaughan, John, 1756-1841 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Maine Historical Society Library
Portland (Me.)
Business enterprises
Farmers' markets
Farm produce
Market places

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Active 1892

Active 1899



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