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Item 81321

Title: Tisbury Manor Daughters of the American Revolution, Monson, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society

Date: circa 1955

Location: Monson

Media: Photograph

Item 15489

Title: Houlton Daughters of the American Revolution, 1922

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: 1922

Location: Houlton

Media: Photograph

Item 9097

Title: Letter from Benedict Arnold to Samuel Chace

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1777-02-12

Location: Providence

Media: Ink on paper

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Benedict Arnold

Liberty Threatened: Maine in 1775

At Lexington and Concord, on April 19, 1775, British troops attempted to destroy munitions stored by American colonists. The battles were the opening salvos of the American Revolution. Shortly, the conflict would erupt in Maine.

Exhibit

Letter from POW camp, 1944

Prisoners of War

Mainers have been held prisoners in conflicts fought on Maine and American soil and in those fought overseas. In addition, enemy prisoners from several wars have been brought to Maine soil for the duration of the war.

Exhibit

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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Site

Champlain's map of Saco Bay and the Saco River, 1605

Biddeford History & Heritage Project

Highlights of Biddeford history presented by McArthur Public Library, Biddeford Historical Society, and Biddeford High School’s Project ASPIRE class. The site explores shipbuilding, the Civil War homefront, women’s clubs, influential residents, and some of the city’s famous artists and inventors.