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Collection

Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection

Document Type

Still Image

Call number of Original

96611A and 134690

Format of Original

4 x 5" gelatin silver negative, 35mm gelatin silver negative

Creation Date

10-24-1960

Description

Portland Friends Meeting House (Quakers), 1837 Forest Avenue.
The Quaker Meeting House on Forest Avenue was built in 1855, succeeding its previous location on Blackstrap Road, Falmouth which dated back to 1752. The floorboards in the Forest Avenue sanctuary were brought from the Falmouth location.

Left image: Full exterior view of Meeting House, from south.
Photo published in the Evening Express, on 24 October 1960.

Right image: Members of the congregation, at the entrance of the meeting house.
Photo published in the Evening Express, on 20 March 1979.

(Views of the Meeting House, after major renovations in 1995-96 at this link.)

Keywords

Portland, Me., Riverton, Forest Avenue, Houses of worship, Churches, Quaker Community

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In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted.