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Historical Items

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Item 79369

Lewiston Historical Commission, 1969

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: 1969 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 59535

Notice of freight shipped to Washington, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1863 Location: Washington Media: Ink on paper

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Item 51288

Francis Cook commission, Wiscasset, 1789

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1789-08-04 Location: Wiscasset Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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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.

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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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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.

Site Pages

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Maine Historic Preservation Commission

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

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Historic Hallowell - “Maine’s Century” Ends

… that produced the Maine Historic Preservation Commission. In 2008, Hallowell joined with other municipalities and environmental groups to promote…

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Summer Street

Credits The Hampen Historic Preservation commission, Sara Martin, and the Explorer Class of the Reeds Brook Middle School.