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Historical Items

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Item 6355

Bill of sale for slave Scippio, 1759

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1759-12-07 Location: Falmouth Media: Ink on paper

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Item 15426

Clapboard Slick

Contributed by: Davistown Museum Date: 1840 - 1865 Location: Augusta Media: cast steel, wood handle

Item 1051

Buffalo Bill Cody

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1887 Location: London Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 89141

Billings property, East End Avenue, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Dora A. Billings Use: Shed

Item 89139

Billings property, East End Avenue, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Dora A. Billings Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 69782

Assessor's Record, 79-81 Payson Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Sadie Billings Use: Storage

Exhibits

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Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

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Putting Men to Work, Saving Trees

While many Mainers were averse to accepting federal relief money during the Great Depression of the 1930s, young men eagerly joined the Civilian Conservation Corps, one of President Franklin Roosevelt's most popular programs. The Maine Forest Service supervised the work of many of the camps.

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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.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Old Bill, gundalow crossing Penobscot River, Bangor, 1846

Old Bill, gundalow crossing Penobscot River, Bangor, 1846 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description John…

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Norcross Heritage Trust

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

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Lincoln, Maine - William Kelly, Lincoln, 1943

He served in the Marine Corps from 1942-1945. He was stationed in the Pacific and served at the Battle of Guadalcanal. Bill lost part of his foot…

My Maine Stories

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Story

We will remember
by Sam Kelley

My service in the Vietnam War

Story

An allegory about the Vietnam war
by Bill Hinderer

An allegory about my service in the Vietnam War

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My Involvement in Maine sports over the years
by Dick Whitmore

The key people and influences in my life growing up and my involvement in Maine sports