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Item 82324

Twilight I Steamboat, Moosehead Lake, ca. 1888

Contributed by: Moosehead Historical Society Date: circa 1888 Location: Greenville Media: Photographic print

Item 82329

Hancock Street, Ellsworth, 1933

Contributed by: Ellsworth Public Library Date: 1933-05-08 Location: Ellsworth Media: Postcard

Item 103685

John H. Purrington, Topsham, ca. 1850

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1850 Location: Topsham Media: Daguerreotype


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Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.


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.


Student Exhibit: Historic Buildings on Madison Ave in Skowhegan

Take a tour and see some of the beautiful old buildings that used to be on Madison Avenue, Skowhegan? A few still remain, but most have been torn down.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Merchants' Row

… was a local brick maker, and Captain William Patten was part of the important, ship building Patten family.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Sagadahock House and The Sagadahoc Block

John Patten built the Sagadahock House. The Patten family were also shipbuilders and at one point had the largest fleet in the world under a family…

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Surry by the Bay - Phebe Fowler: A Woman of Property

… Historical Society Phebe’s second husband was Captain Isaac Treworgy. She must have had a special passion for Isaac, the way she wrote his name so…