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Item 7714

Downeast Maine weir

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Eastport

Media: Photoprint

Item 80280

Letter to Sarah Tarbox Greenleaf from brother Valentine, Lubec, 1852

Contributed by: Westport Island History Committee

Date: 1852

Location: Westport Island; Lubec; Brooksville

Media: ink on paper

Item 37253

American Can plant demolition, Lubec, 1995

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: 1995

Location: Lubec

Media: Photographic print

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John W. G. Dunn, Moosehead Lake, 1904

John Dunn, 19th Century Sportsman

John Warner Grigg Dunn was an accomplished amateur photographer, hunter, fisherman and lover of nature. On his trips to Ragged Lake and environs, he became an early innovator among amateur wildlife photographers. His photography left us with a unique record of the Moosehead Lake region in the late nineteenth century.


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Benedict Arnold

Liberty Threatened: Maine in 1775

At Lexington and Concord, on April 19, 1775, British troops attempted to destroy munitions stored by American colonists. The battles were the opening salvos of the American Revolution. Shortly, the conflict would erupt in Maine.


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George Washington at Monmouth

A Soldier's Declaration of Independence

William Bayley of Falmouth (Portland) was a soldier in the Continental Army, seeing service at Ticonderoga, Valley Forge, Monmouth Court House, and Saratoga, among other locations. His letters home to his mother reveal much about the economic hardships experienced by both soldiers and those at home.

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Blue Hill Agricultural Fair, ca. 1875

Blue Hill, Maine - A Real Downeast County Fair

A Real Downeast County Fair Collaboratively written by The Bay School's eighth grade: Noah Cimeno, Aphelion Crampton, Alexander Heilner, Loriman…

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Dedication of monument to Blue Hill's founders, 1910

Blue Hill, Maine - Blue Hill Spearheads Development on the Downeast Coast

Blue Hill Spearheads Development on the Downeast Coast One of the last places on the Maine coast to be settled by the English was the Penobscot Bay…

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Somes Sound, Mt. Desert Island, ca.1900

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Learn More

Prins, Downeast Press, 2009. Canoe Indians of Down East Maine, by William H. Haviland, The History Press, 2012.

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Growing up DownEast

by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast