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Historical Items

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Item 10472

Boarding House, Bangor Theological Seminary, ca. 1894

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: circa 1894 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Item 33349

Bangor Theological Seminary Chapel, Bangor, ca. 1881

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: circa 1881 Location: Bangor Media: Stereograph

Item 102504

Letter to Woodrow Wilson regarding Prohibition during WWI, Bangor, ca. 1916

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1916 Location: Bangor Media: Ink on Paper

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Exhibits

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The Jews of Maine

Like other immigrant groups, Jews came to Maine to make a living and enjoy the natural and cultural environment. Their experiences have been shaped by their occupational choices, Jewish values and, until recently, experiences of anti-Semitism.

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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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400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most debated topics of debate in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people--the Wabanaki--permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.

Site Pages

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor and Social Reform Movements of the 1800s-1900s

Another was Reverend Amory Battles. Battles was an abolitionist at the Unitarian Church in Bangor in the 1850's.

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Life on a Tidal River - The Flying Torah

… the Hebrew Theological College in Chicago and the Theological Seminary in New York. Aside from one flight before him, he was soon to become the…

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Life on a Tidal River - Narrative

Bangor Theological Seminary professor and later its president Enoch Pond published Slavery and the Bible in 1850.

My Maine Stories

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Rev James Wells Appointment as Chaplain for Maine in Civil War
by David Woodward

Certificate for Rev. Wells commissioned by Gov. Israel Washburn Jr. to serve in Maine 11th Regiment