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Historical Items

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Item 8864

Steel four-mast bark 'Dirigo,' Bath, 1894

Contributed by: Maine Maritime Museum Date: 1894 Location: Bath Media: Glass Negative

Item 8868

Preparing 'Gov. Ames' for launching, Leavitt Storer shipyard, Waldoboro, 1888

Contributed by: Maine Maritime Museum Date: 1888-12-01 Location: Waldoboro Media: Albumen print

Item 35114

Thacher-Goodale House, Saco, ca. 1912

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1912 Location: Saco Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 53380

Anchor Shed, Fore Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Thomas Laughlin Company Use: Anchor Shed

Exhibits

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Belfast During the Civil War: The Home Front

Belfast residents responded to the Civil War by enlisting in large numbers, providing relief from the home front to soldiers, defending Maine's shoreline, and closely following the news from soldiers and from various battles.

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Back to School

Public education has been a part of Maine since Euro-American settlement began to stabilize in the early eighteenth century. But not until the end of the nineteenth century was public education really compulsory in Maine.

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Cape Elizabeth Shipwrecks

The rocky coastline of Cape Elizabeth has sent many vessels to their watery graves.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Bridge

Forms were in place for the concrete abutment caps to anchor the girders. Traffic was still routed over old bridge.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Forms were in place for the concrete abutment caps to anchor the girders. Traffic was still routed over old bridge.

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Historic Hallowell - Ship Parts

Each boat had about three or four anchors on board in case one got stuck and had to be cut. For a whole ship to be built with the “technology” they…

My Maine Stories

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Co-founding Halcyon Yarn and learning to weave
by Hector Jaeger

Moving to Maine, Halcyon Yarn, and rediscovering the joy of weaving

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Langdon Burton and the Cold, Wet Tourists
by Phil Tedrick

A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman

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My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima