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Historical Items

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Item 9535

Letter about living conditions in Aroostook County, ca. 1845

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1845 Media: Ink on paper

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Item 6037

Police siren, Portland, ca. 1820

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1820 Location: Portland Media: Wood, iron

Item 6957

Deputy sheriff helmet

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1870 Media: Metal, leather, canvas

Exhibits

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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.

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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.

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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.

Site Pages

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City of Portland Planning & Urban Development

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Sagadahoc County Courthouse

… offices serve all the residents of the county by enforcing laws, conducting trials, and recording wills and deeds.

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Bar Harbor Fire Department

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