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Historical Items

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Item 13868

Fact and Fiction Club tea, Houlton, 1906

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1906 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 9386

'Toby Tyler: or ten weeks with a circus,' 1937

Contributed by: South Portland Public Library Date: circa 1880 Media: Book

Item 29089

The Saco Factory Girl and Emily Adderson Romances of Real Life, 1852

Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum Date: 1852 Location: Saco Media: Ink on paper


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Writing Women

Published women authors with ties to Maine are too numerous to count. They have made their marks in all types of literature.


Longfellow: The Man Who Invented America

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was a man and a poet of New England conscience. He was influenced by his ancestry and his Portland boyhood home and experience.


Biddeford, Saco and the Textile Industry

The largest textile factory in the country reached seven stories up on the banks of the Saco River in 1825, ushering in more than a century of making cloth in Biddeford and Saco. Along with the industry came larger populations and commercial, retail, social, and cultural growth.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Thomaston Library

… growing collection of contemporary and classic fiction and non-fiction, VHS and DVD movies, audio books, and a distinguished collection of books…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Jacob Abbott and Fewacres, Farmington, 1903

He wrote fictional books for children, most of them in series, and is credited with writing some of the earliest American juvenile literature…

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Ellsworth Public Library

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