- Doris gives another tour of historical Portland - but this time she does it through the Historical Society's Calendar.Learn the scoop about the houses portrayed.
- Doris Sherrow explores the lives of Job Bates (the man who built her house in the 18th century) and some of his children. A fascinating look at real people who were impacted by the French and Indian War and the American Revolution.
- Meet John Elsworth, the man responsible for the "Meadows" section of Main Street.
- Alfred Allen's Creations. How an old photo of a Federal style house leads Doris into a somewhat vivid experience of the past.
- Cato Freeman. Doris Sherrow shares some insight on the life of a black slave who once lived in Portland. As his name suggests, he was eventually emancipated, having served in the Revolutionary War.
- Historic Site Markers (Part 2). Bill and Chris Sullivan complete their report on Historic Site Markers.
- Historic Site Markers (part1). Bill and Chris Sullivan gave us this summary of some Historic Site Markers around town. A terrific help in finding where they are.
- Old Betty. Old Betty was purported to be the last Wangunk Indian living in Portland. Learn what Doris found out about this notable figure form the past.
- Buck Library. How did the old Buck Library get its name? Who "passed the Buck?" as they say. Thanks to Doris' crystal ball, we get the inside scoop.
- Becoming Portland. "What's in a name? Portland, by any other name, would smell as sweet..." Well, Portland was known by several other names prior to 1841. Will those in charge please make up their mind?
- A Portland Revolutionary War Veteran. Part 2 of Samuel Cooper's story.
- A Portland Revolutionary War Veteran. Another fascinating 2 part series. This one is about Samuel Cooper, a soldier from the Revolutionary War. Doris gives us a look into his personal life, and the difficulties of the times.
- Center Cemetery. Doris led a walking tour of Center Cemetery. Here she discusses some little known facts about it.
- Calendar Photos. Doris Sherrow examines the photos published in the Portland Historical Society's calendar.
- Portland's Town Seal. Yes, there is a story behind the Town Seal. Check it out.
- Do-It-Yourself Walking Tour. You can use this article to take your own walking tour of Indian Hill Avenue.