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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

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Brig. Gen. George F. Shepley, ca. 1863

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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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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W. R. Allan Residence, Dennysville, ca. 1910

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.

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The Old Church on the Hill, Thomaston

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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Salem Towne Map, Mount Desert Island, ca. 1808

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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Governor Bodwell Steamboat, Swan's Island, ca. 1920

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…