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Historical Items

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Item 26010

Camp of the First Connecticut at Fort Knox, Prospect, 1898

Contributed by: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands Date: 1898 Location: Prospect Media: Photographic print

Item 26011

First Connecticut Infantry on Parade at Fort Knox, 1898

Contributed by: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands Date: 1898 Location: Prospect Media: Photographic print

Item 26016

First Connecticut Sergeant Major in Tent at Fort Knox, 1898

Contributed by: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands Date: 1898 Location: Prospect Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Silk Manufacturing in Westbrook

Cultivation of silkworms and manufacture of silk thread was touted as a new agricultural boon for Maine in the early 19th century. However, only small-scale silk production followed. In 1874, the Haskell Silk Co. of Westbrook changed that, importing raw silk, and producing silk machine twist threat, then fabrics, until its demise in 1930.

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Picturing Henry

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's popularity in the 19th century is reflected by the number of images of him -- in a variety of media -- that were produced and reproduced, some to go with published works of his, but many to be sold to the public on cards and postcards.

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Writing Women

Published women authors with ties to Maine are too numerous to count. They have made their marks in all types of literature.

Site Pages

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St. Joseph Healthcare

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Historic Hallowell - Transportation Challenge

… drying sails at granite wharf, was named after a Connecticut oyster king and skippered by Captain Lyman W. Lyons of New Haven. Captain Lyman W.

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor Site Resources

Bangor's Street Railway. Warehouse Point, Conn.: Connecticut Valley Chapter, National Railway Historical Society, 1974. Print. Pullen, John J.