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Item 82349

Corkscrew end of iron 'worm' tool, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Great Cranberry Island Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Cranberry Isles Media: Iron

Item 82348

Balance scale arms, Great Cranberry Island, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Great Cranberry Island Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Cranberry Isles Media: Metal

Item 19530

Two prong hay fork, Stockholm. c. 1940

Contributed by: Stockholm Historical Society Date: circa 1940 Location: Stockholm Media: steel


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Great Cranberry Island's Preble House

The Preble House, built in 1827 on a hilltop over Preble Cove on Great Cranberry Island, was the home to several generations of Hadlock, Preble, and Spurling family members -- and featured in several books.


Laboring in Maine

Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.


Surgeon General Alonzo Garcelon

Alonzo Garcelon of Lewiston was a physician, politician, businessman, and civic leader when he became Maine's surgeon general during the Civil War, responsible for ensuring regiments had surgeons, for setting up a regimental hospital in Portland, and generally concerned with the well-being of Maine soldiers.

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Haystack Historical Society

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Thieves in Bangor, ca. 1865

… began in 1864, drew "a series of individuals and implement which cost me during thirteen months of the rebelion nearly six hundred dollars and who…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Green Mountain Railroad By: Spenser Simis

… the Green Mountain Railway, Clergue had begun implementing the new enterprise before informing the public of it.