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Item 7708

First Meeting of the Corporators of Maine General Hospital

Contributed by: Maine Medical Center Archives

Date: 1869-09-17

Location: Portland

Media: Text

Item 27437

Lowell General Store, Farmington, circa 1914

Contributed by: Farmington Historical Society

Date: 1914

Location: Farmington

Media: Black and White Photograph

Item 7391

67th General Hospital War Unit, Portland, 1942

Contributed by: Maine Medical Center Archives

Date: 1942-08-28

Location: Portland

Media: Photograph

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Item 76265

119-123 Spring Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Samuel B. Thombs

Use: Garage

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Alonzo Garcelon, Lewiston, ca. 1890

Surgeon General Alonzo Garcelon

Alonzo Garcelon of Lewiston was a physician, politician, businessman, and civic leader when he became Maine's surgeon general during the Civil War, responsible for ensuring regiments had surgeons, for setting up a regimental hospital in Portland, and generally concerned with the well-being of Maine soldiers.


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The Cruiser, Freeport, January 1859

A Handwritten Community Newspaper

The eight issues of South Freeport's handwritten newspaper, distributed in 1859, provided "general interest and amusement" to the coastal community.


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Rebecca N. Usher, Hollis, ca. 1885

Rebecca Usher: 'To Succor the Suffering Soldiers'

Rebecca Usher of Hollis was 41 and single when she joined the Union nursing service at the U.S. General Hospital at Chester, Pennsylvania. Her time there and later at City Point, Virginia, were defining experiences of her life.

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Montpelier Home of General Henry Knox

Montpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum

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


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.


Nils and Karna Persson, New Sweden, ca. 1890

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870

A history of Maine's Swedish Colony in Aroostook County. Project partners include Caribou Public Library, Maine Swedish Colony, New Sweden School, New Sweden Historical Society, Nylander Museum, and Stockholm Historical Society. In addition to a substantive history of the Colony generally, exhibit topics cover specific family histories, Olof Nylander, mills and homes in Stockholm, hand tools, railroads, and more.

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We will remember

by Sam Kelley

My service in the Vietnam War


The Wall

by Michael Uhl

What it means to have beaten the odds


Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey