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Item 26994

Wine Glass Stem, ca. 1750

Contributed by: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands Date: circa 1750 Location: Bristol Media: Glass Negative

Item 26907

Bone Hair Brush From the 1600s

Contributed by: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands Date: circa 1692 Location: Bristol Media: Bone, bristles

Item 26991

Native American Projectile Point, 7,000 Years Old

Contributed by: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands Location: Bristol Media: stone


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A Town Is Born: South Bristol, 1915

After being part of the town of Bristol for nearly 150 years, residents of South Bristol determined that their interests would be better served by becoming a separate town and they broke away from the large community of Bristol.


400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most debated topics of debate in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people--the Wabanaki--permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.


Luxurious Leisure

From the last decades of the nineteenth century through about the 1920s, vacationers were attracted to large resort hotels that promised a break from the noise, crowds, and pressures of an ever-urbanizing country.