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Item 19256

Title: John Monroe Dillingham, Freeport, ca. 1861

Contributed by: Freeport Historical Society

Date: circa 1861

Location: Freeport; San Francisco

Media: Photograph

Item 19257

Title: Margaret Dennison Dillingham, Freeport, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Freeport Historical Society

Date: circa 1870

Location: Freeport

Media: Photograph

Item 19261

Title: John G. Dillingham to Margaret Dillingham, December 14, 1861

Contributed by: Freeport Historical Society

Date: 1861-12-14

Location: Freeport; Bath; New York; Hamburg

Media: paper

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Exhibit

John Monroe Dillingham, Freeport, ca. 1861

War Through the Eyes of a Young Sailor

Eager to deal with the "Sesech" [Secessionists], young deepwater sailor John Monroe Dillingham of Freeport enlisted in the U.S. Navy as soon as he returned from a long voyage in 1862. His letters and those of his family offer first-hand insight into how one individual viewed the war.

Exhibit

Home for Thanksgiving, 1898

Giving Thanks

Cultures from the ancient Greeks and Chinese to contemporary societies have set aside time to give thanks, especially for the harvest. In 1941, the United States set a permanent date for the observance.

Exhibit

Letter from POW camp, 1944

Prisoners of War

Mainers have been held prisoners in conflicts fought on Maine and American soil and in those fought overseas. In addition, enemy prisoners from several wars have been brought to Maine soil for the duration of the war.

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Site

Grist and saw mills on the Upper Falls, Rumford, ca. 1895

Western Maine Foothills Region

Eleven communities comprise the Western Foothills Region, all interconnected yet each with its own unique, rich history. This site is the beginning of the towns sharing their stories with the world, each other, and the next generation. Working closely with local schools, six historical societies came together to help the next generation understand the heritage of their area. We invite you to explore our exhibits that celebrate the individuals and events that formed our communities.