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Historical Items

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Item 27475

Russell Estes and Brothers Box Shop, Farmington, 1903

Contributed by: Farmington Historical Society Date: 1903-03-31 Location: Farmington Media: Photographic print

Item 103839

Evening Express Soap Box Derby, Portland, 1936

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1936-07-25 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

Item 103836

Soap box racers ready for Evening Express derby, Portland, 1936

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1936-07-25 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

Tax Records

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Item 41777

66-70 Cross Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Casco Paper Box Co. Use: Box Factory

Item 76230

131-145 Somerset Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Brackett Box Company, Inc. Use: Factory

Item 76231

Assessor's Record, 131-145 Somerset Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: George C. Page Box Company, Inc. Use: Factory

Exhibits

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Exhibit

Student Exhibit: Medicine in Times Past

Inspired by Dr. Greenleaf Wilbur's medical box at the Skowhegan History House, this exhibit highlights some Mainers in the medical field of the past and the stories they had.

Exhibit

Civil War Soldiers Impact Pittsfield

Although not everyone in town supported the war effort, more than 200 Pittsfield men served in Civil War regiments. Several reminders of their service remain in the town.

Exhibit

Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Indians & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album

… Rusticators Indian Encampment Album Letter box, Passamaquoddy, 1905 Item 80738 infoAbbe Museum Letter Box John Snow, Passamaquoddy 1905…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Indians & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album

1880 Item 80736 infoAbbe Museum Handkerchief Box Tomah Joseph, Passamaquoddy Late 19th century Birch bark, spruce root, ash, hide

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Forsters

Forsters Box of World's Fair clothespins, Strong, 1947 Item 66988 infoStrong Historical Society Forster Mfg. Co.

My Maine Stories

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Story

A Lifelong Romance with Retail
by George A Smith

Maine's once plentiful small retail stores.

Story

Catching live bait with Grandfather
by Randy Randall

We never bought live bait for fishing. Grandfather caught all the minnows and shiners we needed.

Story

Seawolf Outhouse Robbery
by Roger Ek, Seawolf 25

How necessity creates invention, and the moving of an outhouse in Vietnam.