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Historical Items

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Item 80732

Napkin ring, Wabanaki, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Abbe Museum Date: circa 1900 Media: ash splints, sweetgrass

Item 80734

Comb basket, Wabanaki, late 19th - early 20th century

Contributed by: Abbe Museum Media: ash splints, sweetgrass, dye

Item 80735

Collar box and collars, Passamaquoddy, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Abbe Museum Date: circa 1880 Media: Birch bark, spruce root, sweetgrass, linen

Exhibits

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Exhibit

Art of the People: Folk Art in Maine

For many different reasons people saved and carefully preserved the objects in this exhibit. Eventually, along with the memories they hold, the objects were passed to the Maine Historical Society. Object and memory, serve as a powerful way to explore history and to connect to the lives of people in the past.

Exhibit

Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

Exhibit

A Handwritten Community Newspaper

The eight issues of South Freeport's handwritten newspaper, distributed in 1859, provided "general interest and amusement" to the coastal community.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Lubec, Maine - Lubec's Soldier's Monument

Lubec's Soldier's Monument Soldier's Monument Dedication program, Lubec, 1904 Item 28661 infoLubec Memorial Library

Site Page

Lubec, Maine - Lubec's Soldier's Monument

… Monument SEE NOTES Soldier's Monument Dedication Souvenir Program (inside), Lubec, 1904 Item 28662 infoLubec Memorial Library

Site Page

Lubec, Maine - The Blizzard of '34 - Page 2 of 2

… Society Blizzard, Lubec, January 1934 Item Contributed byLubec Historical Society Blizzard, Lubec, January 1934 Item Contributed…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Service in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan by MAJ Adam R. Cote
by Adam R. Cote

Military Service has had a deep impact my life