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Historical Items

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Item 101436

Invitation to masquerade dance, Bangor, 1870

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Date: 1870-03-22 Location: Bangor Media: Ink on paper

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Item 54193

Synagogue tea invitation, Portland, 1948

Contributed by: Congregation Shaarey Tphiloh Date: 1948-11-15 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 12333

Mr. & Mrs. Cyrus Purinton's 50th Anniversary Invitation

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society Date: 1835 - 1885 Location: Topsham Media: Paper

Exhibits

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How Sweet It Is

Desserts have always been a special treat. For centuries, Mainers have enjoyed something sweet as a nice conclusion to a meal or celebrate a special occasion. But many things have changed over the years: how cooks learn to make desserts, what foods and tools were available, what was important to people.

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Student Exhibit: Rebecca Sophie Clarke

Sophie May, whose real name was Rebecca Clarke, was the author of over 40 books between 1861 and 1903. She wrote the "Little Prudy Series" based on the little town of Norridgewock.

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Les Raquetteurs

In the early 1600s, French explorers and colonizers in the New World quickly adopted a Native American mode of transportation to get around during the harsh winter months: the snowshoe. Most Northern societies had some form of snowshoe, but the Native Americans turned it into a highly functional item. French settlers named snowshoes "raquettes" because they resembled the tennis racket then in use.

Site Pages

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Invitation, Farmington, 1903

Invitation, Farmington, 1903 Contributed by Farmington Public Library Description Printed and mailed invitation to the ceremonies…

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Skowhegan Community History - Exhibits

We invite you to take a look and you will see all the hard work and long hours that went into creating these projects.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Thursday Club

Thursday Club Invitation to Thursday Club's Colonial Tea Party, Biddeford, 1896 Item 31223 infoMcArthur Public Library The Club produced and…

My Maine Stories

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Apple Time - a visit to the ancestral farm
by Randy Randall

Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.

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Langdon Burton and the Cold, Wet Tourists
by Phil Tedrick

A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR