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Historical Items

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Item 9545

Dow Air Force Base F-84s, Bangor, 1948

Contributed by: Maine Aviation Historical Society & Maine Air Museum Date: 1948-02-25 Media: Photographic print

Item 18216

Dow Field Air WAC Show

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1944-05-29 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Item 18213

Dow Field Air WAC Show

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1944-05-29 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Maine Eats: the food revolution starts here

From Maine's iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine's identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine's culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.

Exhibit

One Hundred Years of Caring -- EMMC

In 1892 five physicians -- William H. Simmons, William C. Mason, Walter H. Hunt, Everett T. Nealey, and William E. Baxter -- realized the need for a hospital in the city of Bangor had become urgent and they set about providing one.

Site Pages

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Life on a Tidal River - Doughty Students

… way: Bangor International Airport was named Dow Air Force Base during WWII People had to ration things like gas and sugar! The Bangor Public…

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor During the 1940s

During the war, flights regularly left Dow with supplies and personnel headed for Europe, Africa, and Asia.

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Life on a Tidal River - Narrative

It would serve as part of the Strategic Air Command. The City of Bangor welcomed the build-up of the air base and maintained a close relationship…