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Historical Items

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Item 61890

Central Maine Fair, Waterville, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Waterville Public Library Date: circa 1905 Location: Waterville Media: Photographic print

Item 61889

Central Maine Fair, Waterville, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Waterville Public Library Date: circa 1905 Location: Waterville Media: Photographic print

Item 29325

Blue Hill Agricultural Fair, ca. 1875

Contributed by: Blue Hill Historical Society Date: circa 1875 Location: Blue Hill Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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"We are growing to be somewhat cosmopolitan..." Waterville, 1911

Between 1870 and 1911, Waterville more than doubled in size, becoming a center of manufacturing, transportation, and the retail trade and offering a variety of entertainments for its residents.

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Blueberries to Potatoes: Farming in Maine

Not part of the American "farm belt," Maine nonetheless has been known over the years for a few agricultural items, especially blueberries, sweet corn, potatoes, apples, chickens and dairy products.

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Maine Eats: the food revolution starts here

From Maine's iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine's identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine's culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.

Site Pages

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor: Healthcare Center of Eastern and Central Maine - Page 1 of 2

Bangor: Healthcare Center of Eastern and Central Maine Dr. Willam Castein Mason, Bangor, ca. 1920Item Contributed byEastern Maine Medical…

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - The Fales Edgarton House

It is fairly certain that David Fales, 2nd in 1786, built the house at 59 High Street, said to be one of the oldest in town.

My Maine Stories

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How the first chapter Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine
by Doug Rawlings

Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine and is now an international movement