Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection
Call number of Original
PH 03 FEB 1996
Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives
Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA
Format of Original
35mm color negatives
Views of Portland Friends Meeting House (Quakers), 1837 Forest Avenue, after major renovations to the exterior and interior, completed in early 1996.
The Quaker Meeting House had been originally built in 1855.
Top image: Full exterior view of the Meeting House, with new entrance and wheelchair ramp.
Bottom image: Interior view of sanctuary, with Clerk of the Meeting Mary Hillas standing and addressing the congregation with "It's so good to be home again," as the temporary place of worship was the nearby Pride's Corner Congregational Church.
Photos published in the Portland Press Herald, on 3 February 1996.
(See this link for earlier views of the building)
"Portland Friends Meeting House (Quakers), 1996" (1996). Businesses & Buildings - Portland Press Herald Still Film Negatives. 252.
Portland, Me., Riverton, Forest Avenue, Houses of worship, Churches, Quaker Community