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Item 41847

Title: Moody Family on Beach, Camp Ellis, ca. 1906

Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum

Date: circa 1906

Location: Saco

Media: print from glass plate negative

Item 19261

Title: John G. Dillingham to Margaret Dillingham, December 14, 1861

Contributed by: Freeport Historical Society

Date: 1861-12-14

Location: Freeport; Bath; New York; Hamburg

Media: paper

Item 79919

Title: Pvt. 'Web' Brown to brother, Fredericksburg, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1862-11-30

Location: East Baldwin

Media: Ink on paper

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Elise Fellows White, Skowhegan, ca. 1910

Elise Fellows White: Music, Writing, and Family

From a violin prodigy in her early years to an older woman -- mother of two -- struggling financially, Skowhegan native Mary Elise Fellows White remained committed to music, writing, poetry, her extended family -- and living a life that would matter and be remembered.


Harbour of Casco Bay, Portland, 1720

The Life and Legacy of the George Tate Family

Captain George Tate, mast agent for the King of England from 1751 to the Revolutionary War, and his descendants helped shape the development of Portland (first known as Falmouth) through activities such as commerce, shipping, and real estate.


Hannah Pierce, Baldwin, ca. 1860

Independence and Challenges: The Life of Hannah Pierce

Hannah Pierce (1788-1873) of West Baldwin, who remained single, was the educated daughter of a moderately wealthy landowner and businessman. She stayed at the family farm throughout her life, operating the farm and her various investments -- always in close touch with her siblings.

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Bangor from the east bank of the Penobscot River, ca. 1905

Life on a Tidal River

An introduction to Bangor history as depicted by a broad-based group of city institutions and organizations. Partners included the middle-level William S. Cohen and James F. Doughty Schools, Bangor High School, Bangor Public Library, Bangor Museum and Center for History, and individual city historians. Topics covered include early railroads, natural disasters, the Brady Gang, the Civil War, and the 1940s.


John Martin in Spanish cloak, Bangor, 1846

John Martin: Expert Observer

John Martin (1823-1904) of Bangor began in 1864 looking back at his life, family, business and recreational experiences and recording those events and thoughts -- with narrative and illustrations -- for his children. Martin called himself an "expert accountant," but he was interested in architecture, dance, fashion, gardening, politics, business, religion, and the world around him.


Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Store, 1882

Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland

When Peleg Wadsworth built his house in 1785, what is now Congress Street in Portland was on the rural outskirts of the community known as Falmouth. The house passed on to other family members and Portland changed around what remained a family home until 1901, when it became a historic house museum.