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Historical Items

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Item 18907

Lacing ski boots, Pleasant Mountain, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Shawnee Peak Ski Area through Ski Museum of Maine Date: circa 1955 Location: Bridgton Media: Photographic print

Item 34464

Civil War boots, ca. 1864

Contributed by: Bangor Historical Society Date: circa 1864 Location: Bangor Media: Leather

Item 10358

Captain Black Hawk Putnam's boots, 1862

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: 1862 Location: Houlton Media: leather

Exhibits

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Skiing Pleasant Mountain

By the second half of the 20th century, skiing began to enjoy unprecedented popularity. Pleasant Mountain in Bridgton (later Shawnee Peak) was Maine's foremost place to join the fun in the 1950s and 1960s.

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Valentines

Valentines Day cards have long been a way to express feelings of romance or love for family or friends. These early Valentines Day cards suggest the ways in which the expression of those sentiments has changed over time.

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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.

Site Pages

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - The Carr O'Brien Block

… served as a bank, commercial shops, sail loft, boot and shoe factory, clothing factory, and now houses the Prison Showroom, a retail outlet for…

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L.L. Bean Corporate Archives

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

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Historic Hallowell - The Johnson Shoe Bros.

10,000 to 12,000 pairs of boots, The weekly payroll was quite the loot. Then the workers were forced to leave immediately, Their work was proclaimed…

My Maine Stories

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USCG Boot Camp Experience, Vietnam War era
by Peter S. Morgan, Jr.

"Letters to the Wall" Memorial Day

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My service in Afghanistan with the Marines and my life today
by Nicholas Krier

My service in Afghanistan with the Marines

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The tradition of lobstering
by Sadie Samuels

I learned to fish from my Dad and will lobster the rest of my life