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Item 35067

Title: Charles M. Talbot, Turner, 1922

Contributed by: Turner Museum and Historical Society

Date: 1922

Location: Turner

Media: photograph

Item 11181

Title: Santa Claus with Rubik's Cube, Brunswick, 1981

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1981-12-18

Location: Brunswick

Media: Photographic print

Item 25019

Title: Dr. Rockwell's Mustard Plaster, March 1929

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1929

Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibit

Ladies surround child on small slide at a children's party at Biddeford Pool, 1917

May Baskets, a Dog, and a Party for Children

Two women thinking intruders were coming into their Biddeford Pool home, let the dog out to chase them away. Later, they discovered the truth about the noise at their door.

Exhibit

Mt. Carrigain expedition remembrance, 1873

Hiking, Art and Science: Portland's White Mountain Club

In 1873, a group of men, mostly from Portland, formed the second known hiking club in the U.S., the White Mountain Club of Portland, to carry out their scientific interests, their love of hiking and camaraderie, and their artistic interests in painting and drawing the features of several of the White Mountains.

Exhibit

The Cruiser, Freeport, January 1859

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.

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Site

1857 Map of Cumberland, Maine

Prince Memorial Library

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

Site

Champlain's map of Saco Bay and the Saco River, 1605

Biddeford History & Heritage Project

Highlights of Biddeford history presented by McArthur Public Library, Biddeford Historical Society, and Biddeford High School’s Project ASPIRE class. The site explores shipbuilding, the Civil War homefront, women’s clubs, influential residents, and some of the city’s famous artists and inventors.

Site

Bangor from the east bank of the Penobscot River, ca. 1905

Life on a Tidal River

An introduction to Bangor history as depicted by a broad-based group of city institutions and organizations. Partners included the middle-level William S. Cohen and James F. Doughty Schools, Bangor High School, Bangor Public Library, Bangor Museum and Center for History, and individual city historians. Topics covered include early railroads, natural disasters, the Brady Gang, the Civil War, and the 1940s.