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Item 11884

Title: Post Office and Revenue Offices, Augusta, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Location: Augusta

Media: Postcard

Item 12240

Title: Mere Point Post Office and Store, Brunswick

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society

Date: circa 1925

Location: Brunswick

Media: Postcard

Item 79073

Title: East Dixfield Post Office and General Store, Wilton, ca. 1914

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society

Date: circa 1914

Location: Wilton

Media: postcard

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Exhibit

Civil War post office scroll, 1862-1864

Patriotism Shared

Post office clerks began collecting strong red, white, and blue string, rolling it onto a ball and passing it on to the next post office to express their support for the Union effort in the Civil War. Accompanying the ball was this paper scroll on which the clerks wrote messages and sometimes drew images.

Exhibit

Dunlap Declaration of Independence, 1776

Unlocking the Declaration's Secrets

Fewer than 30 copies of the first printing of the Declaration of Independence are known to exist. John Dunlap hurriedly printed copies for distribution to assemblies, conventions, committees and military officers. Authenticating authenticity of the document requires examination of numerous details of the broadside.

Exhibit

Thomas Brackett Reed lapel pin

Maine Politicians, National Leaders

From the early days of Maine statehood to the present, countless Maine politicians have made names for themselves on the national stage.