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Item 12539

Title: Portland Company Logo, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Item 66905

Title: Strong Bicentennial Logo, Strong, 2001

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society

Date: 2001

Location: Strong

Media: Ink on paper

Item 11902

Title: Portland Company Logo

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Location: Portland

Media: Cast iron

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Exhibit

Mary King Scrimgeour dress, Lewiston, ca. 1895

Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

Exhibit

Reddy Kilowatt lapel pin, ca. 1955

Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

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Site

Libby and Co. Ice Wagon, Scarborough, ca. 1880

Scarborough Historical Society & Museum

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site

Welcome to Strong sign, Strong, ca. 1950

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village

The history of a small western Maine community north of Farmington as told by a team consisting of Strong Historical Society, Strong Elementary School, and Strong Public Library. Exhibit topics include Strong's prominence in the wood products industry (it was once the "Toothpick Capital of the World"), the "Bridge that Changed the Map," schools and educational history, clubs and organizations, "Fly Rod" Crosby, the first Maine guide, and a rich student section related to the Civil War and post-Civil War era in the town.