1924 Portland Tax Records Go Online

1924 Tax Record, 485 Congress Street, Portland (MHS)

A partnership between Maine Historical Society, the City of Portland, and Portland Public Library is pleased to announce that the first 10,000 entries from the 1924 Portland Tax Records have gone online on Maine Memory Network.

This major initiative vastly expands access to a valuable and heavily used research collection. The records were created as part of a city-wide tax reevaluation and include photographs (in most cases) and other information, including descriptions of building materials, finishes, and the property’s assessed value. On the back of each form, a pencil sketch illustrates the size and shape of the building footprint on the property.

About half of the records have been scanned and added to the site (for street names from A-M). The project is expected to be completed by summer 2012.

Search the records by owner, address, neighborhood, style, or use.

One thought on “1924 Portland Tax Records Go Online

  1. Pingback: 1924 Portland Tax Records Now Online | (RE)LIVING HISTORY

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s