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Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection

Document Type

Still Image

Call number of Original

PH 14 JUN 1999

Contributing Institution

Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives


Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA

Creation Date


Format of Original

35mm color negative


Full exterior view of Sacred Heart Church, 65 Mellen Street, from southwest (at the southeast corner of Mellen Street and Sherman Street). The building that formerly housed the Sacred Heart School (83 Sherman Street) is visible in the left portion of the photo.

The church was built from 1896 - 1915, designed by Portland architects Francis Fassett and Edward Fassett, and is part of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland. The first mass at Sacred Heart was celebrated on 4 April 1897.

Photo published in the Portland Press Herald, on 14 June 1999.

(Additional photos of exterior details below)

PH 14 JUN 1999 fr04-wtm.JPG (4847 kB)
Sacred Heart Church architectural detail

PH 14 JUN 1999 fr03-wtm.JPG (6845 kB)
Sacred Heart Church architectural detail


Portland, Me., Parkside, Houses of worship, Churches


Image Location


Rights Statement

In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted.