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Item 8653

Title: Maine State Agricultural Exhibition, 1860

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1860

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper

Item 1190

Title: Franklin Grange Hall, Bryant Pond, ca. 1892

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1892

Location: Woodstock

Media: Black and white photograph

Item 27950

Title: Alameda Hall Interior, Bath, ca. 1889

Contributed by: Maine Maritime Museum

Date: circa 1889

Location: Bath

Media: mounted sepia-toned photograph

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Exhibit

Mary King Scrimgeour dress, Lewiston, ca. 1895

Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

Exhibit

Fish Cannery, Brooklin

Early Fish Canneries in Brooklin

By the 1900s, numerous fish canneries began operating in Center Harbor, located within the Brooklin community. For over thirty years, these plants were an important factor in the community.

Exhibit

Trustees' Office, Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, ca. 1915

In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.

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Site

Oakfield Grange, 2005

Oakfield Grange 414

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Site

Welcome to Strong sign, Strong, ca. 1950

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village

The history of a small western Maine community north of Farmington as told by a team consisting of Strong Historical Society, Strong Elementary School, and Strong Public Library. Exhibit topics include Strong's prominence in the wood products industry (it was once the "Toothpick Capital of the World"), the "Bridge that Changed the Map," schools and educational history, clubs and organizations, "Fly Rod" Crosby, the first Maine guide, and a rich student section related to the Civil War and post-Civil War era in the town.