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Item 8864

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

Contributed by: Maine Maritime Museum

Date: 1894

Location: Bath

Media: glass plate 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 photograph

Item 35114

Thacher-Goodale House, Saco, ca. 1912

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: circa 1912

Location: Saco

Media: photograph

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Item 53380

Anchor Shed, Fore Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Thomas Laughlin Company

Use: Anchor Shed

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Civil War quilt , Belfast, 1864

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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Writing on the board, North School, Portland, ca. 1915

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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Wreck of the Annie C. Maguire, December 24, 1886

Cape Elizabeth Shipwrecks

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

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Windjammer, Camden, 1941

Camden Public Library

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.


Front Street, From Post Office Square, Bath. ca. 1930

Bath's Historic Downtown

The history of downtown Bath as created by the students of Bath Middle School, with assistance from members of the Sagadahoc History & Genealogy Room at the Patten Free Library and Bath Historical Society. Seventeen exhibits examine various historic blocks in the downtown section of the city.


Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Store, 1882

Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland

When Peleg Wadsworth built his house in 1785, what is now Congress Street in Portland was on the rural outskirts of the community known as Falmouth. The house passed on to other family members and Portland changed around what remained a family home until 1901, when it became a historic house museum.

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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


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