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Historical Items

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Item 6962

North Anson landscape, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1860 Location: North Anson Media: Oil on board

Item 6960

Farm, fields, forest, mountains, North Anson

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1860 Location: North Anson Media: Oil on board

Item 20649

New Sweden winter, 1930

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: New Sweden Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Exhibit

J.A. Poor and the Portland-Montreal Connection

John A. Poor's determination in 1845 to bring rail service to Maine and to make Portland the winter port for Montreal, along with the steel foundry he started to build locomotives and many other products, helped boost the economy of Portland the state.

Exhibit

A Riot of Words: Ballads, Posters, Proclamations and Broadsides

Imagine a day 150 years ago. Looking down a side street, you see the buildings are covered with posters and signs.

Exhibit

Poland Spring: Summering in Fashion

During the Gilded Age at the end of the nineteenth century, Americans sought to leave increasing urban, industrialized lives for the health and relaxation of the country. The Poland Spring resort, which offered a beautiful setting, healing waters, and many amenities, was one popular destination.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Strong Historical Society

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

My Maine Stories

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Story

My father's world - the old farm in Richmond, Maine
by Donald C. Cunningham

A story about my father and our family.