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Contributed by: Caribou Public Library
Date: circa 1920
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media
Media: Black and white photograph, glass negative
Contributed by: McArthur Public Library
Media: Ink on paper
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Passamaquoddy Indians from Washington County traveled to Portland in 1920 to take part in the Maine Centennial Exposition. They set up an "Indian Village" at Deering Oaks Park.
After being part of the town of Bristol for nearly 150 years, residents of South Bristol determined that their interests would be better served by becoming a separate town and they broke away from the large community of Bristol.
Maine supplied a huge number of soldiers to the Union Army during the Civil War -- some 700,000 -- and responded after the war by building monuments to soldiers who had served and soldiers who had died in the epic American struggle.