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Keywords: Mexico

Historical Items

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Item 79392

Flood on Bridge Street, Mexico, 1936

Contributed by: Mexico Historical Society Date: 1936 Location: Mexico Media: Photographic print

Item 79611

Mexico Corner ca. 1915

Contributed by: Mexico Historical Society Date: circa 1915 Location: Mexico Media: Photographic print

Item 79404

Abbott School, Mexico, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Mexico Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Mexico Media: photograph postcard

Exhibits

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Patriotism Shared

Post office clerks began collecting strong red, white, and blue string, rolling it onto a ball and passing it on to the next post office to express their support for the Union effort in the Civil War. Accompanying the ball was this paper scroll on which the clerks wrote messages and sometimes drew images.

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Commander George Henry Preble

George Henry Preble of Portland, nephew of Edward Preble who was known as the father of the U.S. Navy, temporarily lost his command during the Civil War when he was charged with failing to stop a Confederate ship from getting through the Union blockade at Mobile.

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Maine Sweets: Confections and Confectioners

From chocolate to taffy, Mainers are inventive with our sweet treats. In addition to feeding our sweet tooth, it's also an economic driver for the state.

Site Pages

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Mexico Historical Society

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

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Mexico Corner

… of Mexico 1818-1968, Ruby Bragdon -Theresa Thomas Mexico Maine by Mitchell Mexico; Where the Early Families Lived by Doris G.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Mexico - Page 1 of 3

Mexico A Brief History of Mexico, Maine Welcome to Mexico sign, ca. 2008Item Contributed byMexico Historical Society Text by Lorraine…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Decontie and Brown's venture in high fashion design
by Decontie and Brown

Penobscot haute couture designs from Bangor

Story

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

Story

Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES
by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne

Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII