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Item 102562

American Legion Legionnaire, circa 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: circa 1930 Media: Glass Negative

Item 13208

American Legion Drum Corp, Houlton

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1930 Location: Houlton Media: Postcard

Item 31807

Guilford Sons of American Legion Drum, 1940

Contributed by: Guilford Historical Society Date: 1940 Location: Guilford Media: Steel, skin


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Fallen Heroes: Maine's Jewish Sailors and Soldiers

Thirty-four young Jewish men from Maine died in the service of their country in the two World Wars. This project, including a Maine Memory Network exhibit, is meant to say a little something about some of them. More than just names on a public memorial marker or grave stone, these men were getting started in adult life. They had newly acquired high school and college diplomas, they had friends, families and communities who loved and valued them, and felt the losses of their deaths.


World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.


Hannibal Hamlin of Paris Hill

2009 marked the bicentennials of the births of Abraham Lincoln and his first vice president, Hannibal Hamlin of Maine. To observe the anniversary, Paris Hill, where Hamlin was born and raised, honored the native statesman and recalled both his early life in the community and the mark he made on Maine and the nation.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… Aurora Grange participants on float at American Legion field in Strong. The Aurora Grange in Strong celebrated rural life for many decades.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… Society Johnson-Cox Post 78, American Legion purchased lakefront property and through several years of volunteerism and donations of time and…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… and equipping the beach, the American Legion Johnson-Cox Post 78, dedicated the beach in memory of Milton R.