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Item 70955

Title: Report on concealed guns, equipment, New Orleans, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1862-05-28

Location: New Orleans

Media: Ink on paper

Item 26008

Title: Cannons at Fort Knox, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands

Date: circa 1920

Location: Prospect

Media: Photograph

Item 14245

Title: Artillery Machine Gun

Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society

Date: 1895

Location: Bucksport

Media: Metal

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Exhibit

Watercolor of Boxer and Enterprise

Enemies at Sea, Companions in Death

Lt. William Burrows and Commander Samuel Blyth, commanders of the USS Enterprise and the HMS Boxer, led their ships and crews in Battle in Muscongus Bay on Sept. 5, 1813. The American ship was victorious, but both captains were killed. Portland staged a large and regal joint burial.

Exhibit

William Neptune, Portland, 1920

Indians at the Centennial

Passamaquoddy Indians from Washington County traveled to Portland in 1920 to take part in the Maine Centennial Exposition. They set up an "Indian Village" at Deering Oaks Park.

Exhibit

John Monroe Dillingham, Freeport, ca. 1861

War Through the Eyes of a Young Sailor

Eager to deal with the "Sesech" [Secessionists], young deepwater sailor John Monroe Dillingham of Freeport enlisted in the U.S. Navy as soon as he returned from a long voyage in 1862. His letters and those of his family offer first-hand insight into how one individual viewed the war.

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Site

Moose in the Aroostook Woods, 1895

Aroostook Historical and Art Museum

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Site

Bangor from the east bank of the Penobscot River, ca. 1905

Life on a Tidal River

An introduction to Bangor history as depicted by a broad-based group of city institutions and organizations. Partners included the middle-level William S. Cohen and James F. Doughty Schools, Bangor High School, Bangor Public Library, Bangor Museum and Center for History, and individual city historians. Topics covered include early railroads, natural disasters, the Brady Gang, the Civil War, and the 1940s.

Site

Bowdoin group at Negro Island Harbor, Nova Scotia, 1891

Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center

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