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Item 55200

Title: L.C.Bates Museum, Fairfield, ca. 1945

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes

Date: circa 1945

Location: Fairfield

Media: Photograph

Item 55196

Title: Blue Marlin at the L.C. Bates Museum, Fairfield, ca. 1955

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes

Date: circa 1955

Location: Fairfield

Media: Photographic print

Item 55203

Title: L.C. Bates Museum Mineral Collection, Fairfield, ca. 1955

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes

Date: circa 1955

Location: Fairfield

Media: Photographic print

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Exhibit

Mt. Katahdin and Granger, Stetson, ca. 1906

The World's Largest Oxen

Named for the two largest things in Maine at the turn of the 20th century, Mt. Katahdin and Granger of Stetson, were known as the Largest Oxen in the World. Unable to do farm work because of their size, they visited fairs and agricultural events around the Northeast.

Exhibit

Noon Lunch, Eagle Lake, 1911

Umbazooksus & Beyond

Visitors to the Maine woods in the early twentieth century often recorded their adventures in private diaries or journals and in photographs. Their remembrances of canoeing, camping, hunting and fishing helped equate Maine with wilderness.

Exhibit

Brig. Gen. George F. Shepley, ca. 1863

George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.

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Site

Moody School, Good Will Farm, Fairfield, 1911

L.C. Bates Museum/Good Will-Hinckley

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Site

Welcome to Strong sign, Strong, ca. 1950

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village

The history of a small western Maine community north of Farmington as told by a team consisting of Strong Historical Society, Strong Elementary School, and Strong Public Library. Exhibit topics include Strong's prominence in the wood products industry (it was once the "Toothpick Capital of the World"), the "Bridge that Changed the Map," schools and educational history, clubs and organizations, "Fly Rod" Crosby, the first Maine guide, and a rich student section related to the Civil War and post-Civil War era in the town.

Site

Champlain's map of Saco Bay and the Saco River, 1605

Biddeford History & Heritage Project

Highlights of Biddeford history presented by McArthur Public Library, Biddeford Historical Society, and Biddeford High School’s Project ASPIRE class. The site explores shipbuilding, the Civil War homefront, women’s clubs, influential residents, and some of the city’s famous artists and inventors.