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Item 6387

Title: Bucksport waterfront

Contributed by: Buck Memorial Library

Date: circa 1860

Location: Bucksport

Media: Black and White Photograph

Item 7168

Title: Downtown Lewiston, early 1900s

Contributed by: Lewiston Public Library

Date: circa 1900

Location: Lewiston

Media: phototransparency

Item 6571

Title: Pleasant Street, Richmond

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Location: Richmond

Media: Photograph

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Exhibit

 John Burton with weeding spade, ca. 1900

Aroostook County Railroads

Construction of the Bangor and Aroostook rail lines into northern Aroostook County in the early twentieth century opened the region to tourism and commerce from the south.

Exhibit

Letter from Ambrose Crane about stolen slave, 1835

Slavery's Defenders and Foes

Mainers, like residents of other states, had differing views about slavery and abolition in the early to mid decades of the 19th century. Religion and economic factors were among the considerations in determining people's leanings.

Exhibit

Noon Lunch, Eagle Lake, 1911

Umbazooksus & Beyond

Visitors to the Maine woods in the early twentieth century often recorded their adventures in private diaries or journals and in photographs. Their remembrances of canoeing, camping, hunting and fishing helped equate Maine with wilderness.