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Historical Items (2461)  |  Tax Records (25)  |  Exhibits (3)  |  Sites (1)  | 

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Item 10359

Title: Black Hawk Putnam's sabre, 1862

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: 1862

Location: Houlton

Media: Metal

Item 10358

Title: Captain Black Hawk Putnam's boots, 1862

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: 1862

Location: Houlton

Media: leather

Item 16304

Title: Black Hawk Tavern, Houlton, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1920

Location: Houlton

Media: Photograph

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Item 88190

Address: Black property, E. Side Island Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Hulda M. Black

Use: Hospital

Item 86646

Address: Assessor's Record, Black property, Sunset Road, Cliff Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Norman I. Black

Use: Land

Item 90164

Address: Black property, Sunset Road, Cliff Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Asher F. Black

Use: Shed

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Exhibit

Soldiers, North Yarmouth, 1942

Guarding Maine Rail Lines

Black soldiers served in Maine during World War II, assigned in small numbers throughout the state to guard Grand Trunk rail lines from a possible German attack. The soldiers, who lived in railroad cars near their posts often interacted with local residents.

Exhibit

Forest Paper Co. workers, Yarmouth, ca. 1890

Yarmouth: Leader in Soda Pulp

Yarmouth's "Third Falls" provided the perfect location for papermaking -- and, soon, for producing soda pulp for making paper. At the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th, Yarmouth was an international leader in soda pulp production.

Exhibit

Henry Thurston Clark trunk, ca. 1872

Amazing! Maine Stories

These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.

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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.