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Historical Items

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Item 74242

Letter concerning Prayer for the President, New Orleans, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1862 Location: New Orleans Media: Ink on paper

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Item 57660

Camp Lown prayer book, Oakland, 1955

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1955 Location: Oakland Media: Ink on paper

Item 102226

Directions for the funeral of Jabez Fox, Falmouth Neck, ca. 1755

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1755 Location: Portland; Falmouth Media: Ink on Paper

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Exhibits

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Anshe Sfard, Portland's Early Chassidic Congregation

Chassidic Jews who came to Portland from Eastern Europe formed a congregation in the late 19th century and, in 1917, built a synagogue -- Anshe Sfard -- on Cumberland Avenue in Portland. By the early 1960s, the congregation was largely gone. The building was demolished in 1983.

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Shaarey Tphiloh, Portland's Orthodox Synagogue

Shaarey Tphiloh was founded in 1904 by immigrants from Eastern Europe. While accommodating to American society, the Orthodox synagogue also has retained many of its traditions.

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Wiscasset's Arctic Connection

Scientist, author and explorer Donald B. MacMillan established Wiscasset as his homeport for many of the voyages he made to the Arctic region starting in the early 1920s.

Site Pages

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Skowhegan Community History - Abenakis in the Norridgewock/Skowhegan Area

I have composed some prayers to alter the minds of the savages. These prayers are of the natures. I teach catechism to the children and young people.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - A Man's Life in a Suitcase

… letter were found in the suitcase, as were his prayer book, rosary, and cross. His letters reveal that he helped get in the ice for summer, wood…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 2 of 4

Students said the Lord’s Prayer, sang "America," and saluted the flag. They learned poetry and performed plays.

My Maine Stories

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Beef Cutlet always reminds me of home in Iran
by Parivash Rohani

Making beef cutlet in Maine connects me to my home in Iran and my Baha'i faith.

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Hooch Mum and my Vietnam service
by Jim Barrows

A poem about being a medic, saving Vietnamese people and babies. Sometimes we trusted too much.