- Item 39927 - Neal Dow house, Portland, ca. 1900
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- Item 39927
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Postcard showing the Neal Dow house at 714 Congress Street in Portland. and an inset portrait of Dow.Show Details
Dow (1804-1897) was an influential legislator and reformer who sponsored the "Maine Law," which banned the sale of alcohol in Maine.
The Dow family bequeathed the house to the Maine Woman's Christian Temperance Union. It serves as the group's headquarters and is called the Neal Dow Memorial.