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Item 23889

Title: Letter about measles, influenza, Brunswick, 1815

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1815-10-31

Location: Brunswick

Media: Ink on paper

Item 66035

Title: Samuel B. Hunter, 7th Maine, to Alonzo Garcelon, 1862

Contributed by: Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library

Date: 1862-02-18

Media: Ink on paper

Item 34560

Title: Dr. Joseph H. Lombard, Brunswick, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society

Date: circa 1880

Location: Brunswick; Bath

Media: Photograph

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Alonzo Garcelon, Lewiston, ca. 1890

Surgeon General Alonzo Garcelon

Alonzo Garcelon of Lewiston was a physician, politician, businessman, and civic leader when he became Maine's surgeon general during the Civil War, responsible for ensuring regiments had surgeons, for setting up a regimental hospital in Portland, and generally concerned with the well-being of Maine soldiers.

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John Martin in Spanish cloak, Bangor, 1846

John Martin: Expert Observer

John Martin (1823-1904) of Bangor began in 1864 looking back at his life, family, business and recreational experiences and recording those events and thoughts -- with narrative and illustrations -- for his children. Martin called himself an "expert accountant," but he was interested in architecture, dance, fashion, gardening, politics, business, religion, and the world around him.


David Webber letter to Cumberland Overseers of the Poor, 1830

Cumberland & North Yarmouth

A unique two-town history. Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland Historical Society, North Yarmouth Historical Society, Skyline Farm, and Greely Middle School partnered to tell the story of how Cumberland and North Yarmouth were originally part of the same community. Libraries, the Civil War, pauper laws, main streets, local industries, and Skyline Farm are some of the topics covered on the site.


1794 map of Farmington

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown

The history of Farmington as depicted by representatives from Farmington Historical Society, Farmington Public Library, Center for Community GIS, University of Maine at Farmington, and the Mallett School. Topics covered include education, culture, early settlers, important residents, agriculture, and a special section on maps.