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Historical Items

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Item 26647

Henry Knox monument, Thomaston, ca. 1871

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1871 Location: Thomaston Media: Stereograph

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Item 26653

Railroad workers at memorial tablet, Thomaston, ca. 1914

Mystery Corner Item What is Joe's last name?

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1914 Location: Thomaston Media: Photographic print

Item 26657

Railroad Depot, Thomaston, 1871

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1871 Location: Thomaston Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Debates Over Suffrage

While numerous Mainers worked for and against woman suffrage in the state in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, some also worked on the national level, seeking a federal amendment to allow women the right to vote

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Protests

Throughout the history of the state, residents have protested, on paper or in the streets, to increase rights for various groups, to effect social change, to prevent social change, or to let their feelings be known about important issues.

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Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

Site Pages

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox: Wharf, Store and Blacksmith Shop

Item Contributed byThomaston Historical Society This complex, located near the modern-day bridge to Cushing at the end of Wadsworth Street, was a…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox: The Funeral

The group left the mansion and proceeded up Knox Street to what is now Main Street, and from there to a wood near Mill River, where Knox’s tomb was…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox: Brick Works

… Contributed byMontpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum According to one entry on September 7, 1805, Knox sent on board three different vessels a…