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Historical Items (30)  |  Tax Records (0)  |  Exhibits (2)  |  Sites (11)  | 

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Item 12182

Title: Brunswick Bicentennial Parade, 1939

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society

Date: 1939

Location: Brunswick

Media: Photograph

Item 28287

Title: Bicentennial Quilt, Islesboro, 1989

Contributed by: Islesboro Historical Society

Date: 1989

Location: Islesboro

Media: Cloth; cotton

Item 12245

Title: U.S. Bicentennial Celebration, Brunswick, 1976

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society

Date: 1976-07-04

Location: Brunswick

Media: Photograph, print

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Exhibit

Hannibal Hamlin, 1860

Hannibal Hamlin of Paris Hill

2009 marked the bicentennials of the births of Abraham Lincoln and his first vice president, Hannibal Hamlin of Maine. To observe the anniversary, Paris Hill, where Hamlin was born and raised, honored the native statesman and recalled both his early life in the community and the mark he made on Maine and the nation.

Exhibit

Cut in Williams Quarry, Rockland, ca. 1875

Promoting Rockland Through a Stereopticon, 1875

Frank Crockett and photographer J.P. Armbrust took stereo views of Rockland's downtown, industry, and notable homes in the 1870s as a way to promote tourism to the town.

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Site

Main Street, West New Portland, circa 1940

New Portland Historical Society

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Site

Wood Island Lighthouse  circa 1929

Friends of Wood Island Light

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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.