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Item 12333

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

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society

Date: 1885

Location: Topsham

Media: Paper

Item 15750

Title: Monument dedication invitation, South Portland, 1897

Contributed by: South Portland Historical Society

Date: 1897

Location: South Portland; Cape Elizabeth

Media: ink on paper

Item 77451

Title: Request for G.F. Shepley speak at Grant-Colfax event, Rhode Island, 1868

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1868-06-20

Location: Portland; Providence

Media: Ink on paper

Exhibits Showing 3 of 27 View All


Dee's Ice Cream Pint, Brunswick, ca. 1950

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.


Jacques Cartier snowshoe club, ca. 1925

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.


Cook house and crew, Maine woods

Cooks and Cookees: Lumber Camp Legends

Stories and tall tales abound concerning cooks and cookees -- important persons in any lumber camp, large or small.

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Grist and saw mills on the Upper Falls, Rumford, ca. 1895

Western Maine Foothills Region

Eleven communities comprise the Western Foothills Region, all interconnected yet each with its own unique, rich history. This site is the beginning of the towns sharing their stories with the world, each other, and the next generation. Working closely with local schools, six historical societies came together to help the next generation understand the heritage of their area. We invite you to explore our exhibits that celebrate the individuals and events that formed our communities.


Report of the Selectmen of the Town of Dover, 1866-1867

Dover-Foxcroft Historical Society

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Barn moving

Monson Historical Society

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