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Discover Portland in United States

Portland in the region of Maine with its 66,194 habitants is a place located in United States - some 482 mi or ( 775 km ) North-East of Washington , the country's capital .

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Local time in Portland is now 11:21 AM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " America/New York " with a UTC offset of -4 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Alfred, Hartford, Boston, Auburn, and Augusta. When in this area, you might want to check out Alfred . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Portland ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.



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Love is in the air vacation contest. ..


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Abraham Lincoln's faces through the years, showing how he aged, his death and the sad trip back home. ..

Krazy 'bout Kotzschmar CD promo video

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Thomas Heywood plays his transcription of the Tritsch-Tratsch Polka of Johann Strauss, Jr. on the mighty Kotzschmar Organ, located in Merrill Auditorium, Portland, Maine, also known as City Hall Audit ..

Polar Express at the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad.wmv

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The Polar Express returns to the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Company and Museum in Portland, Maine. The event is the largest annual Fundraiser for the museum and is held each holiday season on select ..

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WJZP-LP (105.1 FM, "Jazz 105.1") is a low-power broadcast radio station in Portland, Maine, USA. The station currently broadcasts a community-based Jazz format, The station has been on the air since 2005. This station features monthly concerts of Maine jazz artists. These concerts are supported by local businesses and community members. WJZP leaders and supporters spoke out at the 2007 Federal Communications Commission hearing on media ownership issues, in Portland, ME.

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Located at 43.66 -70.26 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Community radio stations in the United States, Low-power FM radio stations in Maine, Radio stations established in 2005, Radio stations in Portland, Maine

Maine Supreme Judicial Court

The Maine Supreme Judicial Court is the highest court in the state of Maine's judicial system. Known as the Law Court when sitting as an appellate court, it is composed of seven justices, who are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Maine Senate. Justices serve for seven-year terms, with no limit on the number of terms that they may serve. The Maine Court is one of the few state Supreme Courts in the United States authorized to issue advisory opinions.

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Located at 43.66 -70.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
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Exchange Street

Exchange Street is a main commercial thoroughfare in the Old Port district of Portland, Maine, U.S.A. It features a number of designer clothing stores, as well as several small, locally-owned businesses. There are also a couple of coffee shops, one of which doubles as an Internet café. Exchange Street is known locally as the main hub of the Old Port. Before the 1970s, Exchange Street and the Old Port area had become largely run-down and deserted.

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Tags: Streets in Portland, Maine

Portland Observatory

The Portland Observatory, built in 1807 at Portland, Maine, is the last surviving maritime signal tower in the United States. Using both a telescope and signal flags, two-way communication between ship and shore was possible several hours before an incoming vessel reached the docks.

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Located at 43.67 -70.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Portland, Maine, Historic American Buildings Survey in Maine, Historic Civil Engineering Landmarks, Munjoy Hill, National Historic Landmarks in Maine, Observation towers in the United States, Octagonal buildings in the United States, Towers completed in 1807, Visitor attractions in Portland, Maine

Cumberland County Civic Center

The Cumberland County Civic Center is a 6,733-seat multi-purpose arena, in Portland, Maine. Built in 1977, at a cost of $8 million, it is home to the Portland Pirates ice hockey team, various trade shows and the Maine Principals' Association high school basketball tournament. There are 6,733 permanent seats in the arena, and it seats up to 9,500 for concerts. The inside consists of one deck rising 24 rows, 14 seats across at its widest, and 30 separated sections around.

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Located at 43.66 -70.26 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Basketball venues in Maine, College basketball venues in the United States, Convention centers in Maine, Ice hockey venues in Maine, Indoor arenas in the United States, Indoor ice hockey venues in the United States, Maine Mariners, Music venues in Portland, Maine, Portland Pirates, Sports venues completed in 1977, Sports venues in Portland, Maine