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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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Preble House, Great Cranberry Island, ca. 1895

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.

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Child's chair with portrait, Portland, 1908

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.