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Item 34722

Dunlap Declaration of Independence, 1776

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1776-07-04

Location: Philadelphia

Media: Ink on paper

Item 35829

First Parish meetinghouse, Biddeford, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Biddeford Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Biddeford

Media: Photographic print

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Dunlap Declaration of Independence, 1776

Unlocking the Declaration's Secrets

Fewer than 30 copies of the first printing of the Declaration of Independence are known to exist. John Dunlap hurriedly printed copies for distribution to assemblies, conventions, committees and military officers. Authenticating authenticity of the document requires examination of numerous details of the broadside.

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Nursing students, Eastern Maine General Hospital, ca. 1898

One Hundred Years of Caring -- EMMC

In 1892 five physicians -- William H. Simmons, William C. Mason, Walter H. Hunt, Everett T. Nealey, and William E. Baxter -- realized the need for a hospital in the city of Bangor had become urgent and they set about providing one.

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Notice of Daniel Webster death, Portland, 1852

A Riot of Words: Ballads, Posters, Proclamations and Broadsides

Imagine a day 150 years ago. Looking down a side street, you see the buildings are covered with posters and signs.

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Moving in, Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor, 1976

Eastern Maine Medical Center

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