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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 11162

Gov. King ferry, Bath, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Patten Free Library

Date: circa 1920

Location: Bath

Media: Photographic Print

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Mary King Scrimgeour dress, Lewiston, ca. 1895

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.

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Reddy Kilowatt lapel pin, ca. 1955

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.

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Letter from POW camp, 1944

Prisoners of War

Mainers have been held prisoners in conflicts fought on Maine and American soil and in those fought overseas. In addition, enemy prisoners from several wars have been brought to Maine soil for the duration of the war.

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Davis Hatch trade card, Bath, ca. 1875

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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Sagadahock House, Bath, 1894

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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MMN Image 68825

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…