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Historical Items

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Item 15017

Affidavit concerning Henry Sewall, 1784

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1784 Location: Hallowell Media: Ink on paper

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Item 13317

Testimony of creation of steam engine plans, 1838

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1838-08-02 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 13368

Testimony concerning pump invention, 1823

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1823-02-26 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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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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This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War

For Mainers like many other people in both the North and the South, the Civil War, which lasted from 1861-1865, had a profound effect on their lives. Letters, artifacts, relics, and other items saved by participants at home and on the battlefield help illuminate the nature of the Civil War experience for Mainers.

My Maine Stories

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Peter Spanos fled the genocide in Turkey to Maine
by anonymous

Peter Spanos fled the Greek genocide in Smyrna in 1922, coming to Maine to work as a fruit peddler