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Item 79497

Title: Adeline Walker on conditions at Annapolis hospital, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1863-04-14

Location: Portland; Annapolis

Media: Ink on paper

Item 79494

Title: U.S. Gen. Hospital, Annapolis, to R.F. Society, Portland, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1863-02-06

Location: Annapolis; Portland

Media: Ink on paper

Item 17981

Title: Pioneer Dale, Searsport, ca. 1965

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society

Date: circa 1965

Location: Searsport

Media: Photograph

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Exhibit

Reddy Kilowatt lapel pin, ca. 1955

Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

Exhibit

Maine Soldiers' Relief Association card, Washington

The Sanitary Commission: Meeting Needs of Soldiers, Families

The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.

Exhibit

Westbrook Seminary students, ca. 1855

Westbrook Seminary: Educating Women

Westbrook Seminary, built on Stevens Plain in 1831, was founded to educate young men and young women. Seminaries traditionally were a form of advanced secondary education. Westbrook Seminary served an important function in admitting women students, for whom education was less available in the early and mid nineteenth century.

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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.

Site

Bridge Under Construction at East New Portland November 29th, 1923

New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future

A multi-village history of this western Maine town as created by students and teachers from MSAD #74, the New Portland Community Library, and the New Portland Historical Society. Exhibits are divided into sections examining North New Portland Village, East New Portland Village, and West New Portland Village.

Site

David Webber letter to Cumberland Overseers of the Poor, 1830

Cumberland & North Yarmouth

A unique two-town history. Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland Historical Society, North Yarmouth Historical Society, Skyline Farm, and Greely Middle School partnered to tell the story of how Cumberland and North Yarmouth were originally part of the same community. Libraries, the Civil War, pauper laws, main streets, local industries, and Skyline Farm are some of the topics covered on the site.