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Historical Items

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Item 18434

Pirates of Penzance, Ricker Classical Institute, Houlton, 1926

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: 1926 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 103830

Ricker Classical Institute music room, Houlton, ca. 1901

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1901 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 9617

Ricker Classical Institute production, ca. 1926

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: 1926 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Shepard Cary: Lumberman, Legislator, Leader and Legend

Shepard Cary (1805-1866) was one of the leading -- and wealthiest -- residents of early Aroostook County. He was a lumberman, merchant, mill operator, and legislator.

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Back to School

Public education has been a part of Maine since Euro-American settlement began to stabilize in the early eighteenth century. But not until the end of the nineteenth century was public education really compulsory in Maine.

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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.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - "Representing every particular:" John Martin's Reflections, Illustrations, and Commentary - Page 2 of 2

… for work: once to go to Grand Lake Stream or Houlton and work at F. Shaw Brothers Tannery. His dates of working there are unknown, but at some…

My Maine Stories

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Baxter State Park and Burton W. Howe
by Jason Howe

Formation of Baxter State Park and the involvement of Burton W. Howe of Patten