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Historical Items

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Item 6428

Soldiers' monument, Lewiston, 1868

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1868-02-28 Location: Lewiston Media: Ink on paper

Item 14419

Plaster model for the Portland Soldiers and Sailors Monument, Naval Group, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Portland; Rome Media: Photographic print

Item 14418

Portland Soldiers and Sailors Monument model, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Portland; Rome Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Field & Homefront: Bethel during the Civil War

Like many towns, Bethel responded to the Civil War by sending many soldiers and those at the homefront sent aid and supported families. The town grew during the war, but suffered after its end.

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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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A City Awakes: Arts and Artisans of Early 19th Century Portland

Portland's growth from 1786 to 1860 spawned a unique social and cultural environment and fostered artistic opportunity and creative expression in a broad range of the arts, which flowered with the increasing wealth and opportunity in the city.