Maine Memory Network
Maine's Online Museum

Login · My Account · Show Album


 

 

Search Results

Keywords: Grand Army of the Republic


Search within these results  |  New Search  |  Advanced Search

Historical Items (77)  |  Tax Records (0)  |  Exhibits (3)  |  Sites (1)  | 

Historical Items Showing 3 of 77 View All

Item 12918

Title: Grand Army of the Republic, Caribou, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library

Date: circa 1900

Location: Caribou

Media: Photograph

Item 12250

Title: Grand Army of the Republic members, Caribou, 1898

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library

Date: 1898

Location: Caribou

Media: monochrome photograph

Item 15447

Title: Grand Army of the Republic, Frank Hunter Post, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1910

Location: Hodgdon Mills

Media: Photographic print

Exhibits Showing 3 of 3 View All

Exhibit

Civil War quilt , Belfast, 1864

Belfast During the Civil War: The Home Front

Belfast residents responded to the Civil War by enlisting in large numbers, providing relief from the home front to soldiers, defending Maine's shoreline, and closely following the news from soldiers and from various battles.

Exhibit

Sgt. Nelson W. Jones, 3rd Maine Infantry, ca. 1862

This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War

For Mainers like many other people in both the North and the South, the Civil War, which lasted from 1861-1865, had a profound effect on their lives. Letters, artifacts, relics, and other items saved by participants at home and on the battlefield help illuminate the nature of the Civil War experience for Mainers.

Exhibit

Mary King Scrimgeour dress, Lewiston, ca. 1895

Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

Sites Showing 1 of 1 View All

Site

Welcome to Strong sign, Strong, ca. 1950

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village

The history of a small western Maine community north of Farmington as told by a team consisting of Strong Historical Society, Strong Elementary School, and Strong Public Library. Exhibit topics include Strong's prominence in the wood products industry (it was once the "Toothpick Capital of the World"), the "Bridge that Changed the Map," schools and educational history, clubs and organizations, "Fly Rod" Crosby, the first Maine guide, and a rich student section related to the Civil War and post-Civil War era in the town.