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Historical Items

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Item 35450

Jacob C. Pike, with area businessmen, Lubec, ca. 1885

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1885 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Mystery Corner Item

Item 102856

Businessmen at the Cumberland Shipyard, South Portland, ca. 1918

Mystery Corner Item Do you recognize any of these men?

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1918 Location: South Portland Media: Photographic Print

Item 14322

George B. Page and Almon H. Fogg, Houlton, c. 1895

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1895 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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William King

Maine's first governor, William King, was arguably the most influential figure in Maine's achieving statehood in 1820. Although he served just one year as the Governor of Maine, he was instrumental in establishing the new state's constitution and setting up its governmental infrastructure.

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Indians at the Centennial

Passamaquoddy Indians from Washington County traveled to Portland in 1920 to take part in the Maine Centennial Exposition. They set up an "Indian Village" at Deering Oaks Park.

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Prohibition in Maine in the 1920s

Federal Prohibition took hold of America in 1920 with the passing of the Volstead Act that banned the sale and consumption of all alcohol in the US. However, Maine had the Temperance movement long before anyone was prohibited from taking part in one of America's most popular past times. Starting in 1851, the struggles between the "drys" and the "wets" of Maine lasted for 82 years, a period of time that was everything but dry and rife with nothing but illegal activity.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… pieces of rolling stock were purchased by local businessmen. Dr. Charles W. Bell acquired this parlor car and the rails it sits on.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

… pieces of rolling stock were purchased by local businessmen. Dr. Charles W. Bell acquired this parlor car and the rails it sits on.

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Guilford, Maine - WELCOME

… farmers, and land holders, through merchants and businessmen, to the soldiers and heroes who lived and died here, and of the sacrifices of sweat…