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Historical Items

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Item 11104

Houlton High School Marching Band, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1935 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 40470

Maine Centennial parade, military marching band, Portland, 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1920-07-05 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

Item 102314

Biddeford National Band at Camp Ellis, 1919

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1919-08-24 Location: Saco; Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Strike Up the Band

Before the era of recorded music and radio, nearly every community had a band that played at parades and other civic events. Fire departments had bands, military units had bands, theaters had bands. Band music was everywhere.

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Rumford's Notable Citizens in the Civil War

A number of Rumford area residents played important roles during the Civil War -- and in the community afterwards. Among these are William King Kimball, who commanded the 12th Maine for much of the war.

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This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War

For Mainers like many other people in both the North and the South, the Civil War, which lasted from 1861-1865, had a profound effect on their lives. Letters, artifacts, relics, and other items saved by participants at home and on the battlefield help illuminate the nature of the Civil War experience for Mainers.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Skowhegan Community History - Skowhegan: "A Place To Watch"

… the Kennebec was a throughfare for traveling bands of Indians, including the Abenaki tribe of Algonquins.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Pierre Painchaud

Painchaud's Band was the official band of the First Maine Regiment during the Spanish American War, and 24 band members volunteered for duty.

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Lubec, Maine - Parade, Pins and Pageantry, 1911

… Society The I.O.R.M (Improved Order of Red Men) Band marched, followed by the Eastport High School Cadets, and as listed in the program “Float of…

My Maine Stories

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Story

The only letter to survive World War II
by Cyrene Slegona

Only one of many letters my father sent to his wife remained after he came home from World War II.