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Item 11234

Title: Governors and premiers gather, Rockport, 1982

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1982-06-20

Location: Rockport; Rockport; Rockport

Media: Photographic print

Item 10526

Title: Governor King monument, Bath

Contributed by: Patten Free Library

Date: circa 1903

Location: Bath

Media: Photographic print

Item 15786

Title: Governor Llewellyn Powers and council, ca. 1897

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1897

Location: Houlton; Augusta

Media: Photograph

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Item 37481

Address: 2-40 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Gas Light Co.

Use: Governor House

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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

Hannibal Hamlin, 1860

Hannibal Hamlin of Paris Hill

2009 marked the bicentennials of the births of Abraham Lincoln and his first vice president, Hannibal Hamlin of Maine. To observe the anniversary, Paris Hill, where Hamlin was born and raised, honored the native statesman and recalled both his early life in the community and the mark he made on Maine and the nation.

Exhibit

Brig. Gen. George F. Shepley, ca. 1863

George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.

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Site

Front Street, From Post Office Square, Bath. ca. 1930

Bath's Historic Downtown

The history of downtown Bath as created by the students of Bath Middle School, with assistance from members of the Sagadahoc History & Genealogy Room at the Patten Free Library and Bath Historical Society. Seventeen exhibits examine various historic blocks in the downtown section of the city.

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

Holmberg Aerial Survey, Katahdin, 1937

Baxter State Park

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