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Historical Items

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Item 29246

Granite column, Winthrop Hill, Hallowell, 1897

Contributed by: Hubbard Free Library Date: 1897-03-01 Location: Hallowell Media: Photographic print

Item 20329

Faculty, Deering High School, Portland, 1926

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1926 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 12518

Deering Oaks Park, Portland

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Portland Media: Lantern slide


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Elise Fellows White: World Traveling Violin Prodigy

Elise Fellows White was a violinist from Skowhegan who traveled all over the world to share her music.


John Bapst High School

John Bapst High School was dedicated in September 1928 to meet the expanding needs of Roman Catholic education in the Bangor area. The co-educational school operated until 1980, when the diocese closed it due to decreasing enrollment. Since then, it has been a private school known as John Bapst Memorial High School.


Les Raquetteurs

In the early 1600s, French explorers and colonizers in the New World quickly adopted a Native American mode of transportation to get around during the harsh winter months: the snowshoe. Most Northern societies had some form of snowshoe, but the Native Americans turned it into a highly functional item. French settlers named snowshoes "raquettes" because they resembled the tennis racket then in use.

Site Pages

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Estelle M. Tatterson (1852-1934)

… Press Association, she contributed a weekly column to The Biddeford Record when it first began publication; her column “A Little Bit of…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Thomaston Architecture in the 20th Century

… Society An observation made in an old newspaper column sums up the town’s architectural qualities: “ (Driving through Thomaston is an) aesthetic…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Estelle M. Tatterson (1852-1934)

… job she took for a year for which she wrote a column that appeared in a Texas newspaper in the guise of a New York society lady reporting on the…

My Maine Stories

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Starting Chebeague Island Oyster Company
by Caitlin Gerber

Farming oysters in Casco Bay


The Wall
by Michael Uhl

What it means to have beaten the odds