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Item 80356

Boneless Cod Fish box, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Friendship Museum Date: circa 1910 Location: Friendship Media: wood with paper label


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Prisoners of War

Mainers have been held prisoners in conflicts fought on Maine and American soil and in those fought overseas. In addition, enemy prisoners from several wars have been brought to Maine soil for the duration of the war.


War Through the Eyes of a Young Sailor

Eager to deal with the "Sesech" [Secessionists], young deepwater sailor John Monroe Dillingham of Freeport enlisted in the U.S. Navy as soon as he returned from a long voyage in 1862. His letters and those of his family offer first-hand insight into how one individual viewed the war.


World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.

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Lubec, Maine - The Blizzard of '34 - Page 1 of 2

… above freezing, reduced the accumulated white stuff a foot, leaving the streets ankle deep in cold water.

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Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Floods

… was in so much water that their food and other stuff were taken out of the store. Employee’s had to go in a canoe and get them in the parking lot.

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Lincoln, Maine - Aaron Woodbury

… and a town swimming pool and all that good stuff for the kids to go to and play with. A third connection with Aaron Woodbury is, I would have…