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Item 82352

"Crazy quilt," Great Cranberry Island, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Great Cranberry Island Historical Society Date: circa 1880 Location: Cranberry Isles Media: cloth

Item 6396

Crazy quilt, Camden, 1886

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1886 Location: Camden Media: satin, velvet, silk

Item 6397

Ladies Aid quilt, Church of the Messiah, Portland, 1883

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1883 Location: Portland Media: fabric and ink


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Great Cranberry Island's Preble House

The Preble House, built in 1827 on a hilltop over Preble Cove on Great Cranberry Island, was the home to several generations of Hadlock, Preble, and Spurling family members -- and featured in several books.


Art of the People: Folk Art in Maine

For many different reasons people saved and carefully preserved the objects in this exhibit. Eventually, along with the memories they hold, the objects were passed to the Maine Historical Society. Object and memory, serve as a powerful way to explore history and to connect to the lives of people in the past.