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Item 79276

Exemption from military service, Westbrook, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1863

Location: Westbrook

Media: Ink on paper

Item 73342

Charles Weed's Certificate of Disability, 1862

Contributed by: Sebago Historical Society

Date: 1862-09-15

Location: Sebago; Raymond

Media: Ink on paper

Item 37252

Gideon Blake Civil War exemption, Biddeford, 1863

Contributed by: An individual through Biddeford Historical Society

Date: 1863-09-04

Location: Biddeford

Media: Ink on paper

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Soldiers' Monument and Library, Pittsfield, 1904

Civil War Soldiers Impact Pittsfield

Although not everyone in town supported the war effort, more than 200 Pittsfield men served in Civil War regiments. Several reminders of their service remain in the town.

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Shaarey Tphiloh synagogue, Portland, ca. 1911

Shaarey Tphiloh, Portland's Orthodox Synagogue

Shaarey Tphiloh was founded in 1904 by immigrants from Eastern Europe. While accommodating to American society, the Orthodox synagogue also has retained many of its traditions.

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Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Congress Street, Portland, ca. 1890

Home: The Longfellow House & the Emergence of Portland

The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.

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Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey


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