Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection
Call number of Original
96611A and 134690
Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives
Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA
Format of Original
4 x 5" gelatin silver negative, 35mm gelatin silver negative
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.)
"Portland Friends Meeting House (Quakers), 1960 and 1979" (1960). Businesses & Buildings - Portland Press Herald Still Film Negatives. 189.
Portland, Me., Riverton, Forest Avenue, Houses of worship, Churches, Quaker Community