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Item 79911

Title: Emma Richardson Dunham, Norway, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Norway Historical Society

Date: circa 1895

Location: Norway

Media: Photograph

Item 18983

Title: Mellie Dunham, Norway, ca. 1925

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media

Date: circa 1925

Location: Norway

Media: Glass negative

Item 79947

Title: Music dedicated to fiddler Mellie Dunham, Norway, 1926

Contributed by: Norway Historical Society

Date: 1926

Location: Norway

Media: sheet music

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Exhibit

Mellie Dunham's dance band, Norway, ca. 1925

Remembering Mellie Dunham: Snowshoe Maker and Fiddler

Alanson Mellen "Mellie" Dunham and his wife Emma "Gram" Dunham were well-known musicians throughout Maine and the nation in the early decades of the 20th century. Mellie Dunham also received fame as a snowshoe maker.

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Site

David Webber letter to Cumberland Overseers of the Poor, 1830

Cumberland & North Yarmouth

A unique two-town history. Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland Historical Society, North Yarmouth Historical Society, Skyline Farm, and Greely Middle School partnered to tell the story of how Cumberland and North Yarmouth were originally part of the same community. Libraries, the Civil War, pauper laws, main streets, local industries, and Skyline Farm are some of the topics covered on the site.

Site

Welcome to Strong sign, Strong, ca. 1950

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village

The history of a small western Maine community north of Farmington as told by a team consisting of Strong Historical Society, Strong Elementary School, and Strong Public Library. Exhibit topics include Strong's prominence in the wood products industry (it was once the "Toothpick Capital of the World"), the "Bridge that Changed the Map," schools and educational history, clubs and organizations, "Fly Rod" Crosby, the first Maine guide, and a rich student section related to the Civil War and post-Civil War era in the town.