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Historical Items

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Item 13685

Dane Street Church, Kennebunk

Contributed by: Kennebunk Free Library Date: circa 1900 Location: Kennebunk Media: Cabinet photograph

Item 13673

The Wentworth Hotel, Kennebunk Beach, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Kennebunk Free Library Date: circa 1880 Location: Kennebunk Media: Cabinet photograph

Item 13665

Aerial View of Kennebunk Lower Village, 1880s

Contributed by: Kennebunk Free Library Date: circa 1880 Location: Kennebunk Media: Oversized Cabinet Photo

Exhibits

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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.

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A Focus on Trees

Maine has some 17 million acres of forest land. But even on a smaller, more local scale, trees have been an important part of the landscape. In many communities, tree-lined commercial and residential streets are a dominant feature of photographs of the communities.

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Away at School: Letters Home

Young men and women in the 19th century often went away from home -- sometimes for a few months, sometimes for longer periods -- to attend academies, seminaries, or schools run by individuals. While there, they wrote letters home, reporting on boarding arrangements and coursework undertaken, and inquired about the family at home.

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Kennebunk Free Library

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Brick Store Museum

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Shipbuilding in Biddeford: Lore, Leaders, and Legacy

… shall be annexed Scarborough, Wells, Kennebunk, and Cape Porpoise, as ports of delivery only; and a collector for the district shall be appointed…