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Historical Items

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Item 103130

Air marking, Gorham, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: circa 1930 Location: Gorham Media: Glass Negative

Item 74759

Maine Yankee reactor pit construction, Wiscasset, 1968

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1968 Location: Wiscasset Media: Photographic print

Item 74758

Maine Yankee brochure, Wiscasset, 1975

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1975 Location: Wiscasset Media: Ink on paper

Tax Records

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Item 82915

8th Maine Regimental Assoc. property, S. Side 8th Maine Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: 8th Maine Regimental Assoc. Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 82922

Clough property, 8th Maine Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mary D. Clough Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 82888

Bates property, Eight Maine Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Carrie J. Bates Use: Summer Dwelling

Exhibits

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Amazing! Maine Stories

These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.

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The Shape of Maine

The boundaries of Maine are the product of international conflict, economic competition, political fights, and contested development. The boundaries are expressions of human values; people determined the shape of Maine.

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John Hancock's Relation to Maine

The president of the Continental Congress and the Declaration's most notable signatory, John Hancock, has ties to Maine through politics, and commercial businesses, substantial property, vacations, and family.

Site Pages

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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Maine Folklife Center, University of Maine

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Raymond H. Fogler Library

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My Maine Stories

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Story

What Maine Means to Me
by Nicolette B. Meister

How a friendship created a lifelong love of Maine.

Story

Somali Bantu farmers put down roots in Maine
by Muhidin D. Libah

Running the Somali Bantu Community Association and finding food security in Maine

Story

Why I came to Maine and what's kept me here
by Kate Webber

I came to Maine for college but then got involved in contradance and museums.