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Item 79412

St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, Rumford, ca. 1912

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society Date: circa 1912 Location: Rumford Media: Postcard

Item 76607

Letter on hospital space shortage, Portsmouth, Va., 1864

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1864 Location: Portsmouth; Norfolk Media: Ink on paper

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Item 80992

Rebecca Usher on arrival at nursing station, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1862 Location: Portland; Chester Media: Ink on paper

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George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.


Art of the People: Folk Art in Maine

For many different reasons people saved and carefully preserved the objects in this exhibit. Eventually, along with the memories they hold, the objects were passed to the Maine Historical Society. Object and memory, serve as a powerful way to explore history and to connect to the lives of people in the past.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Northeast Harbor: From Rustic to Rusticators

… declared it to be of the "one true church," (Episcopalian) some of the parishioners left to form their own church.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Picnic, Fort Point Light, and Fort Pownal, 1865

… Third Parish, accompanied by many Unitarians and Episcopalians made the same excursion. At that time, Martin, his wife, Clara, and children Ada and…

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Historical Overview

Christ Church (1893) was built in Dark Harbor by Episcopalian summer residents. St. Mary’s of the Isles (1901) was built for the Catholic summer help…