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Historical Items

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Item 6387

Bucksport waterfront

Contributed by: Buck Memorial Library Date: circa 1860 Location: Bucksport Media: Photographic print

Item 7168

Downtown Lewiston, early 1900s

Contributed by: Lewiston Public Library Date: circa 1900 Location: Lewiston Media: phototransparency

Item 6571

Pleasant Street, Richmond

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Richmond Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Settling along the Androscoggin and Kennebec

The Proprietors of the Township of Brunswick was a land company formed in 1714 and it set out to settle lands along the Androscoggin and Kennebec Rivers in Maine.

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Maine Streets: The Postcard View

Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.

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Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

Site Pages

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Lincoln, Maine - Other Early Hospitals

These are a few ways that early and modern hospitals are similar. Alex Truax "How did early hospitals impact your life? Your future? Our future as a…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Charles K. Savage (1903-1979): The View from Asticou - Page 2 of 6

It was early in this pivotal time back on the island that Charles began making close friendships with many of Asticou’s summer visitors who were…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Charles K. Savage (1903-1979): The View from Asticou - Page 5 of 6

… in Northeast and Seal Harbors, perhaps as early as 1935. Charles carefully watched Mr. Rockefeller’s work on building the islands network of…

My Maine Stories

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Tapestry, Seine Twine and Burlesque
by Barbara Burns

My work as a tapestry artist and dancer in Maine.

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How the first chapter Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine
by Doug Rawlings

Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine and is now an international movement

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR