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Historical Items Showing 3 of 95 View All

Item 9244

Letter from E.W. Farley to Rufus Choate, July 30, 1856

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1856-07-30

Location: Waterville

Media: Ink on paper

Item 98703

Meshach Purington Larry, Windham, ca. 1861

Contributed by: Maine State Archives

Date: circa 1861

Location: Windham

Media: Carte de visite

Item 34341

Wilder Oilcloth Factory, Hinckley's Point, Hallowell, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Frank Trask through Hubbard Free Library

Date: circa 1895

Location: Hallowell

Media: Photographic print

Tax Records Showing 3 of 5 View All

Item 85300

Wilder property, Meadow Avenue, Great Diamond Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Jennie G. Wilder

Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 74572

Assessor's Record, 43 Saunders Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: J. Wilder Haggett

Use: Stable

Item 84080

Brackett property, N. Side Prop Third Street, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Wilder E. Brackett

Use: Ice House

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Map of coastal Maine forts, 1723

The Devil and the Wilderness

Anglo-Americans in northern New England sometimes interpreted their own anxieties about the Wilderness, their faith, and their conflicts with Native Americans as signs that the Devil and his handmaidens, witches, were active in their midst.


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Noon Lunch, Eagle Lake, 1911

Umbazooksus & Beyond

Visitors to the Maine woods in the early twentieth century often recorded their adventures in private diaries or journals and in photographs. Their remembrances of canoeing, camping, hunting and fishing helped equate Maine with wilderness.


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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.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Wilder's Jewelry

Wilder's Jewelry X Text by Tony and Cole, students at Presque Isle MIddle School Images X Ike Wilder, a well-known Presque Isle jeweler…

Site Page

Annie Martin as zephyr, Bangor, 1866

John Martin: Expert Observer - Part 8, pages 135-150

Blake Cornelius Driscoll Philadelphia Convention George W. Ladd President Johnson Annie Martin performance Solon Wilder Men smoking

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Maine map, ca. early 1800s

Salmon Brook Historical Society

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Growing up DownEast

by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast