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Historical Items (127)  |  Tax Records (3)  |  Exhibits (8)  |  Sites (17)  | 

Historical Items Showing 3 of 127 View All

Item 15470

Title: Charter members, Houlton Grange Roll Book, 1874

Contributed by: Houlton Grange

Date: 1874-05-06

Location: Houlton

Media: paper

Item 16147

Title: Houlton Grange World War I Honor Roll, ca. 1918

Contributed by: Houlton Grange

Date: circa 1918

Location: Houlton

Media: paper

Item 15467

Title: John Crawford, Houlton Grange Chaplain

Contributed by: Houlton Grange

Date: circa 1900

Location: Houlton

Media: Photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 3 View All

Item 90741

Address: 1412 Washington Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Deering Grange #535

Use: Lodge Hall

Item 40297

Address: 1385 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Stroudwater Grange #480 P. of H.

Use: Grange Hall

Item 40298

Address: 1385 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Stroudwater Grange #480 P. of H.

Use: Blacksmith Shop

Exhibits Showing 3 of 8 View All

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.

Exhibit

Mt. Katahdin and Granger, Stetson, ca. 1906

The World's Largest Oxen

Named for the two largest things in Maine at the turn of the 20th century, Mt. Katahdin and Granger of Stetson, were known as the Largest Oxen in the World. Unable to do farm work because of their size, they visited fairs and agricultural events around the Northeast.

Exhibit

Anti-suffrage stamps, 1918

Debates Over Suffrage

While numerous Mainers worked for and against woman suffrage in the state in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, some also worked on the national level, seeking a federal amendment to allow women the right to vote

Sites Showing 3 of 17 View All

Site

Patrons of Husbandry Regalia Cabinet, ca. 1904

Houlton Grange

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Site

Oakfield Grange, 2005

Oakfield Grange 414

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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.