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Historical Items

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Item 79318

Dixfield Common Baptist Church and citizens, Dixfield, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Dixfield Media: Photographic print

Item 28791

First Baptist Church, Paris Hill, ca. 1990

Contributed by: Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum Date: circa 1990 Location: Paris Media: Photographic print

Item 28789

Paris Hill Common as it looked ca. 1822

Contributed by: Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum Date: circa 1830 Location: Paris Media: print of drawing

Exhibits

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George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.

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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.

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Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

Site Pages

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox: The Old Church on the Hill

… the church to Hezekiah Prince, on behalf of the Baptists, and the church became known as the North Baptist Meeting House and later the First…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Building Community and Commerce

From the Cranberry Isles, that was seven miles. Baptists added an overland trek to their rowing. This time also saw new settlements.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - III. Boom, bustle, bust: The Steamboat Years to WWII

The Baptist Church was founded in 1817, and the church building itself was constructed in 1883. Baptists, Methodists, Advent Christians, and the…