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Item 33449

Title: King's Highway marker, Cumberland

Contributed by: Cumberland Historical Society

Date: 2004

Location: Cumberland

Media: Photograph

Item 33451

Title: King's Highway mile marker B 135, Cumberland, 1975

Contributed by: Cumberland Historical Society

Date: 1975

Location: Cumberland

Media: Photograph

Item 29357

Title: Garrison Cove Marker on Black Point Road in Scarborough

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum

Location: Scarborough

Media: Photograph

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Exhibit

Woodbury K. Dana's grave, Westbrook, 1924

Memorializing Civil War Veterans: Portland & Westbrook

Three cemeteries -- all of which were in Westbrook during the Civil War -- contain headstones of Civil War soldiers. The inscriptions and embellishments on the stones offer insight into sentiments of the eras when the soldiers died.

Exhibit

Map of Maine, 1905

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.

Exhibit

Child's chair with portrait, Portland, 1908

Art of the People: Folk Art in Maine

For many different reasons people saved and carefully preserved the objects in this exhibit. Eventually, along with the memories they hold, the objects were passed to the Maine Historical Society. Object and memory, serve as a powerful way to explore history and to connect to the lives of people in the past.

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Site

Bobby Gray at icicle-covered cliffs below lighthouse

West Quoddy Head Light Keepers Association

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

Site

Marsh Staddle, Scarborough, ca. 1900

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag

The history of a 350+-year-old city south of Portland, the Scarborough site was constructed by representatives from Scarborough Historical Society, Scarborough Middle School, and Scarborough Public Library. Exhibits include the marsh, transportation and roads, shipyards and shipwrecks, clamming and lobstering, famous residents, and education.

Site

Ox Cart at N.W. Marston's Store, South Lubec, ca. 1880

Lubec, Maine

A history of the easternmost town in Maine as created by the Lubec Historical Society, Lubec Consolidated School, Lubec Landmarks, and Lubec Memorial Library. Exhibits include the sardine and herring industries, the Sardine Queen, the West Quoddy Head Lighthouse, the 1911 Centennial Celebration, the S. S. Cumberland Steamer, the gold hoax, an important community quilt, a tragic boating accident, and the blizzard of 1934, among others.