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Item 14339

Title: A. Putt Bennett, Linneus, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1890

Location: Linneus

Media: Photograph

Item 10349

Title: Margaret Chase Smith, Skowhegan, 1948

Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library

Date: 1948-06-06

Location: Skowhegan

Media: black and white photograph

Item 16136

Title: Senator Smith meets with Ambassador Horace Hildreth

Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library

Date: 1955-03-05

Location: Karachi

Media: black and white photograph

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Exhibit

Shepard Cary, Houlton, 1805-1866

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.

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

Stone house with clipped gables, 974 Sawyer Street, South Portland, c. 1920s

Sylvan Site: A Model Development

Frederick Wheeler Hinckley, a Portland lawyer and politician, had grand visions of a 200-home development when he began the Sylvan Site in South Portland in 1917. The stock market crash in 1929 put a halt to his plans, but by then he had built 37, no two of which were alike.