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Item 1422

Title: Grandfather clock, Pooler Mansion, Skowhegan, 1940

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1940-07-17

Location: Skowhegan

Media: Black and white photograph

Item 29315

Title: Bodwell House, Hallowell, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Hubbard Free Library

Date: circa 1900

Location: Hallowell

Media: postcard

Item 82339

Title: George Chase Letter on CCC, Brownville Junction, 1991

Contributed by: Maine Conservation Corps

Date: 1991-06-22

Location: Brownville Junction; Bar Harbor

Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibit

King Tavern and Customs House, Bath, ca. 1910

William King

Maine's first governor, William King, was arguably the most influential figure in Maine's achieving statehood in 1820. Although he served just one year as the Governor of Maine, he was instrumental in establishing the new state's constitution and setting up its governmental infrastructure.

Exhibit

Page Terrace, Fairfield, ca. 1930

Good Will-Hinckley: Building a Landscape

The landscape at the Good Will-Hinckley campus in Fairfield was designed to help educate and influence the orphans and other needy children at the school and home.

Exhibit

Lady with Dove, ca. 1830

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.

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Site

Four men line fishing from a dory, Swan's Island, ca. 1910

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary

A look back at island life in Maine as captured by a team consisting of Swan's Island Educational Society representatives, which encompasses the community's library and historical society, a class from the Swan's Island School, and an Island Fellow from the Island Institute. Exhibit topics examine islanders at work and play, Baird's Quarry, old buildings, and the changing role of women on the island.

Site

Lilian Washburn with cow, Livermore, ca. 1900

Washburn-Norlands Living History Center

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

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.