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Historical Items

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Item 29100

Thomas Honor, Bucksport, 1850

Contributed by: Maine State Museum Date: 1850-08-20 Location: Bucksport Media: Paper

Item 79567

Award to Harvey Gamage, South Bristol, 1969

Contributed by: South Bristol Historical Society Date: 1969-10-24 Location: South Bristol Media: ink on paper

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Item 62148

Waterville High School fall term honors, Waterville, 1900

Contributed by: Waterville Public Library Date: 1900-12-14 Location: Waterville Media: Ink on paper


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Bookplates Honor Annie Louise Cary

A summer resident of Wayne collected more than 3,000 bookplates to honor Maine native and noted opera singer Annie Louise Cary and to support the Cary Memorial Library.


A Day for Remembering

Most societies have had rituals or times set aside to honor ancestors, those who have died and have paved the way for the living. Memorial Day, the last Monday in May, is the day Americans have set aside for such remembrances.


Hannibal Hamlin of Paris Hill

2009 marked the bicentennials of the births of Abraham Lincoln and his first vice president, Hannibal Hamlin of Maine. To observe the anniversary, Paris Hill, where Hamlin was born and raised, honored the native statesman and recalled both his early life in the community and the mark he made on Maine and the nation.

Site Pages

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Samuel Peirson (1759-1852)

… again in 1803 to Sarah Hill, and had seven more children, naming his fourth son in honor of his revered superior officer, George Washington.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

"IN HONOR OF THE MEN OF STRONG AND VICINITY WHO SERVED THE AMERICAN COLORS IN TIME OF WAR", this monument recognized veterans of the Civil War, the…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - St. John's Episcopal Church Building

Sources: Gauffreau, Kay. "House of Worship Holds Honor Of Being The Oldest Church Building In Presque Isle." Star Herald [presque isle] 1 Apr.

My Maine Stories

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How 20 years in the Navy turned me into an active volunteer
by Joy Asuncion

My service didn't end when I retired from the Navy


Growing up in Lewiston and running Museum L-A
by Rachel Desgrosseilliers

Growing up Franco-American and honoring our mill working heritage


My artwork help process memories of Vietnam
by Brian Barry

My Eagle drawing won first place in the Togus Arts and Crafts show, third in the Nationals.