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    House Island - Gregory Rec/Staff Photographer | of | Share this photo

    Gregory Rec/Staff Photographer:House Island, just off the Portland waterfront in Casco Bay.

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    House Island - Courtesy Kim MacIsaac | of | Share this photo

    This undated photo shows the east end of House Island in the 1920s, which held an immigration quarantine station set up to process thousands of people fleeing war and famine in Europe, a detention barracks and a home for the public health officer. Immigration stations also were built in other large cities on the East Coast, including Boston and New York City.

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    Detention barracks in 2012. Photo by Max Yeston, Greater Portland Landmarks

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    Developer Michael Scarks said he will provide limited public access to Fort Scammell, built in 1808 on House Island’s western end to defend the shipping channel into Portland, in background.

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    Ft. Scammell East Bastion in 2012. Photo by Max Yeston, Greater Portland Landmarks

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    Quarantine Station in 2012. Photo by Max Yeston, Greater Portland Landmarks

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