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Item 74754

Title: Wendell B. Willett identification card, Saco, 1942

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1942

Location: Saco

Media: Ink on paper, photograph

Item 74890

Title: Leonard Leavitt, Lewiston, 1984

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1984

Media: Photograph

Item 74878

Title: Hotpoint standard iron, 1915

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1915

Media: Iron, wood, nickel-plated steel

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Exhibit

Reddy Kilowatt lapel pin, ca. 1955

Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

Exhibit

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ca. 1829

Longfellow: The Man Who Invented America

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was a man and a poet of New England conscience. He was influenced by his ancestry and his Portland boyhood home and experience.

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Site

Mono Aircraft Company, Presque Isle, 1935

Presque Isle: The Star City

The history of a northern Maine community as told by an array of local institutions and organizations. Site contributors include University of Maine at Presque Isle, Presque Isle Historical Society, Mark and Emily Turner Memorial Library, Presque Isle Middle School. Some of the topics include historic buildings, potato farming, transportation and the Aroostook Valley Railroad.