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Item 76619

Title: Gen. Shepley appeal to Maj. Gen. Ord, Virginia, 1865

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1865

Location: Norfolk

Media: Ink on paper

Item 5863

Title: U.S. Route 1, South Portland, 1980

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1980-12-24

Location: South Portland

Media: Photograph

Item 46077

Title: Medric, Colson Boat Shop, Lubec, ca. 1970

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: circa 1970

Location: Lubec

Media: Photograph

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Brig. Gen. George F. Shepley, ca. 1863

George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.


Atherton's Furniture, Free Street, Portland, 1938

Atherton Furniture

LeBaron Atherton's furniture empire consisted of ten stores, four of which were in Maine. The photos are reminiscent of a different era in retailing.


Riding the Old Blue chairlift at Pleasant Mountain

Skiing Pleasant Mountain

By the second half of the 20th century, skiing began to enjoy unprecedented popularity. Pleasant Mountain in Bridgton (later Shawnee Peak) was Maine's foremost place to join the fun in the 1950s and 1960s.

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Ferris Wheel, Oxford County Fair, 1908

Norway Historical Society

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Moving in, Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor, 1976

Eastern Maine Medical Center

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Harvesting grain, Skowhegan, ca. 1920

Skowhegan Community History

The history of a town bordered by the Kennebec and Sandy Rivers as depicted by students from Skowhegan Area Middle School working in close proximity with members of the Skowhegan Historical Society. Exhibits include the Skowhegan Island, farming, log drives, Benedict Arnold’s March, early settlement, Bloomfield Academy, Lakewood Theater, and the Abenakis.