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Historical Items

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Item 8811

Herb catalog, United Society of Shakers, New Gloucester, 1864

Contributed by: United Society of Shakers Date: 1864 Location: New Gloucester; New Gloucester Media: Paper

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Item 28976

Catalog of Maine State Fair, Portland, 1856

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1856 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

Item 19348

Catalog of Longfellow items, Boston, 1966

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1966 Location: Cambridge; Portland Media: Ink printed on paper

Exhibits

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Biddeford, Saco and the Textile Industry

The largest textile factory in the country reached seven stories up on the banks of the Saco River in 1825, ushering in more than a century of making cloth in Biddeford and Saco. Along with the industry came larger populations and commercial, retail, social, and cultural growth.

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Poland Spring: Summering in Fashion

During the Gilded Age at the end of the nineteenth century, Americans sought to leave increasing urban, industrialized lives for the health and relaxation of the country. The Poland Spring resort, which offered a beautiful setting, healing waters, and many amenities, was one popular destination.

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A City Awakes: Arts and Artisans of Early 19th Century Portland

Portland's growth from 1786 to 1860 spawned a unique social and cultural environment and fostered artistic opportunity and creative expression in a broad range of the arts, which flowered with the increasing wealth and opportunity in the city.

Site Pages

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Lubec, Maine - Links

Links The Lubec project team cataloged and uploaded over 800 historical images of early Lubec. View more Lubec images.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Growing Up in Masardis - Page 3 of 4

… to earn money, they would order clothes through a catalog. Glenna walked to grade school, which was up in the field behind her house in Masardis.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - About Us

We have digitized and cataloged photographs, expanded our collection, and recorded oral histories to save our island memories.