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Item 10793

Title: Finnish Congregational Church pastor and officials, West Paris

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1918

Location: West Paris

Media: Photographic print

Item 23188

Title: Re-enactment of Oxford County Finnish settlement

Contributed by: Western Maine Cultural Alliance

Location: South Paris

Media: MP3

Item 10794

Title: Finnish children, West Paris, 1918

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1918-08-18

Location: West Paris; West Paris

Media: Photograph

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Exhibit

Immigrant workers, Hall Quarry, Mount Desert, 1905

Extracting Wealth

Maine's natural resources -- granite, limestone and slate in particular -- along with its excellent ports made it a leader in mining and production of the valuable building materials. Stone work also attracted numerous skilled immigrants.

Exhibit

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ca. 1829

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.

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Site

Dunkertown School (South Otisfield) about 1924

Otisfield Historical Society

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site

Fales Edgarton House, Thomaston, ca. 1870

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea

The history of a town on the northern bank of the St. George River, as told by representatives from Thomaston Historical Society, Thomaston Public Library, Montpelier: the General Henry Knox Museum, and students from Georges Valley High School. Architecture, General Knox, the Civil War, the Great Depression, and the state prison are some of the topics covered.