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Historical Items (367)  |  Tax Records (0)  |  Exhibits (30)  |  Sites (22)  | 

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Item 79369

Title: Lewiston Historical Commission, 1969

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: 1969

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photograph

Item 59535

Title: Notice of freight shipped to Washington, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1863-04-13

Location: Washington

Media: Ink on paper

Item 51288

Title: Francis Cook commission, Wiscasset, 1789

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1789

Location: Wiscasset

Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibit

Maine Soldiers' Relief Association card, Washington

The Sanitary Commission: Meeting Needs of Soldiers, Families

The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.

Exhibit

Anne Longfellow drawing, ca. 1818

Drawing Together: Art of the Longfellows

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is best know as a poet, but he also was accomplished in drawing and music. He shared his love of drawing with most of his siblings. They all shared the frequent activity of drawing and painting with their children. The extended family included many professional as well as amateur artists, and several architects.

Exhibit

George French dorm room, Bates College, ca. 1901

Maine Through the Eyes of George W. French

George French, a native of Kezar Falls and graduate of Bates College, worked at several jobs before turning to photography as his career. He served for many years as photographer for the Maine Development Commission, taking pictures intended to promote both development and tourism.

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Site

Men's cottage, Maine State Sanatorium, Hebron, ca. 1905

Maine Historic Preservation Commission

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

Site

Hampden Highlands Post Office, circa 1908

Highlighting Historical Hampden

An introduction to Hampden history as presented by students from Reeds Brook Middle School, the Edythe L. Dyer Community Library, and Hampden Historical Society. Areas focused on include early settlement, expansion, Riverside Park, Hampden Academy, important residents, shipyards, the War of 1812, and more.

Site

David Webber letter to Cumberland Overseers of the Poor, 1830

Cumberland & North Yarmouth

A unique two-town history. Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland Historical Society, North Yarmouth Historical Society, Skyline Farm, and Greely Middle School partnered to tell the story of how Cumberland and North Yarmouth were originally part of the same community. Libraries, the Civil War, pauper laws, main streets, local industries, and Skyline Farm are some of the topics covered on the site.