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Historical Items

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Item 14339

A. Putt Bennett, Linneus, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1890 Location: Linneus Media: Photographic print

Item 10349

Margaret Chase Smith, Skowhegan, 1948

Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library Date: 1948-06-06 Location: Skowhegan Media: Photographic print

Item 16136

Senator Smith meets with Ambassador Horace Hildreth

Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library Date: 1955-03-05 Location: Karachi Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Shepard Cary: Lumberman, Legislator, Leader and Legend

Shepard Cary (1805-1866) was one of the leading -- and wealthiest -- residents of early Aroostook County. He was a lumberman, merchant, mill operator, and legislator.

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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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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Charles A. Shaw

… including councilman, alderman, mayor, State legislator, and Maine Commissioner to the World’s Fair in Paris. Mr.

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Historic Hallowell - Industry and Immigrants-A Changing Community

… sought their own identities and obtained legislative permission to break away. When Chelsea, Manchester and Farmingdale were created, Hallowell’s…

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Historic Hallowell - Hallowell House

The hotel hosted legislators and famous visitors: Phillips Brooks, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Daniel Webster, Franklin Peirce and Ralph Waldo Emerson.