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Historical Items (1436)  |  Tax Records (5)  |  Exhibits (47)  |  Sites (24)  | 

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Item 1482

Title: Badge for the Army Nurses Association, ca. 1877

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1877

Media: Silk ribbon

Item 16654

Title: Presque Isle Army Air Base barracks, ca. 1943

Contributed by: Presque Isle Air Museum

Date: circa 1943

Location: Presque Isle

Media: Photograph

Item 16668

Title: Presque Isle Army Air Base guard house, ca. 1943

Contributed by: Presque Isle Air Museum

Date: circa 1943

Location: Presque Isle

Media: Photograph

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Item 35167

Address: Assessor's Record, 499-501 Brighton Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Salvation Army

Use: Garage

Item 51758

Address: 204-210 Federal Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Salvation Army

Use: Stores & Army Home

Item 35166

Address: 499-501 Brighton Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Salvation Army

Use: Dwelling - Two family

Exhibits Showing 3 of 47 View All

Exhibit

Lt. Charles Bridges request for coffins, Port Hudson, 1864

Lt. Charles Bridges: Getting Ahead in the Army

Sgt. Charles Bridges of Co. B of the 2nd Maine Infantry was close to the end of his two years' enlistment in early 1863 when he took advantage of an opportunity for advancement by seeking and getting a commission as an officer in the 3rd Regiment U.S. (Colored) Volunteers.

Exhibit

George Washington at Monmouth

A Soldier's Declaration of Independence

William Bayley of Falmouth (Portland) was a soldier in the Continental Army, seeing service at Ticonderoga, Valley Forge, Monmouth Court House, and Saratoga, among other locations. His letters home to his mother reveal much about the economic hardships experienced by both soldiers and those at home.

Exhibit

Scouts and guides with the Army of the Potomac

Maine's 20th Regiment

The War was not going well for the Union and in the summer of 1862, when President Lincoln called for an additional 300,000 troops, it was not a surprise to see so many men enlist in an attempt to bring proper leadership into the Army.

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Site

Welcome to Strong sign, Strong, ca. 1950

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village

The history of a small western Maine community north of Farmington as told by a team consisting of Strong Historical Society, Strong Elementary School, and Strong Public Library. Exhibit topics include Strong's prominence in the wood products industry (it was once the "Toothpick Capital of the World"), the "Bridge that Changed the Map," schools and educational history, clubs and organizations, "Fly Rod" Crosby, the first Maine guide, and a rich student section related to the Civil War and post-Civil War era in the town.

Site

B-26 and crew, Presque Isle air field, ca. 1943

Presque Isle Air Museum

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

Site

View of cars coming to Surry, 1917

Surry by the Bay

The Downeast community's history as presented by a broad-based team of representatives from Surry Elementary School and Surry Historical Society. Topics covered include the Surry Opera House and Surry Playhouse, the Surry Village School and education over time in the community, sawmills, and early property owner Phebe Fowler. Students scanned and transcribed a large number of the items digitized for the project.