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Item 9535

Title: Letter about living conditions in Aroostook County, ca. 1845

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1845

Media: Ink on paper

Item 6037

Title: Police siren, Portland, ca. 1820

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1820

Location: Portland

Media: Wood, iron

Item 6957

Title: Deputy sheriff helmet

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1870

Media: Metal, leather, canvas

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Exhibit

Walker Memorial Library, Westbrook, 1943

Hunting Season

Maine's ample woods historically provided numerous game animals and birds for hunters seeking food, fur, or hides. The promotion of hunting as tourism and concerns about conservation toward the end of the nineteenth century changed the nature of hunting in Maine.

Exhibit

Edmund S. Muskie, Democratic nominee for U.S. vice president, 1968

Clean Water: Muskie and the Environment

Maine Senator Edmund S. Muskie earned the nickname "Mr. Clean" for his environment efforts during his tenure in Congress from 1959 to 1980. He helped created a political coalition that passed important clean air and clean water legislation, drawing on his roots in Maine.

Exhibit

Hannibal Hamlin, 1860

Hannibal Hamlin of Paris Hill

2009 marked the bicentennials of the births of Abraham Lincoln and his first vice president, Hannibal Hamlin of Maine. To observe the anniversary, Paris Hill, where Hamlin was born and raised, honored the native statesman and recalled both his early life in the community and the mark he made on Maine and the nation.

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Site

235-237 Cumberland Avenue, Portland, 1924

City of Portland Planning & Urban Development

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Site

Front Street, From Post Office Square, Bath. ca. 1930

Bath's Historic Downtown

The history of downtown Bath as created by the students of Bath Middle School, with assistance from members of the Sagadahoc History & Genealogy Room at the Patten Free Library and Bath Historical Society. Seventeen exhibits examine various historic blocks in the downtown section of the city.

Site

Bar Harbor Fire Department Fire Locator

Bar Harbor Fire Department

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