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Historical Items

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Item 82994

Indian basket makers' tent ca. 1915, Boothbay Harbor

Contributed by: Boothbay Region Historical Society Date: circa 1915 Location: Boothbay Harbor Media: Photographic print

Item 82995

Indian child in basket, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Boothbay Region Historical Society Date: circa 1915 Location: Boothbay Harbor Media: Photographic print

Item 23471

Indian crooked knife, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine Date: circa 1900 Media: Metal, antler

Tax Records

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Item 37301

141-145 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William J Dennis Use: Store

Exhibits

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Exhibit

Gifts From Gluskabe: Maine Indian Artforms

According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.

Exhibit

400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most debated topics of debate in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people--the Wabanaki--permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.

Exhibit

Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Indian Encampment

-Chisholm’s Mount Desert Guide, 1888 Indian Encampment advertisement, 1880s X Wabanakis who traveled to Mount Desert Island were entrepreneurial…

Site Page

Skowhegan Community History - Skowhegan: "A Place To Watch"

… called Canaan, and early 19th century settlers carved homes and farms from the wilderness. They used waterpower from the fast flowing Kennebec…