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In Focus. Edward Henry Elwell

A pioneering editor, publisher, historian, and civic booster.

Edward H. Elwell ca. 1875. Maine Memory Network

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West End Walks. 400 Danforth Street. Harrison Bird Brown house.


Harrison Bird Brown

The name rings large in the 19th Century history of Portland. A noted sea and landscape painter who was born in Portland and died in London, his works are prized today. Bowdoin & Colby Colleges and the Portland Museum of Art all hold his paintings in their collections.  Brown painted and taught on the far west end of Danforth Street. Continue reading