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Historical Items

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Item 74888

Monitor-top refrigerator, ca. 1927

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1927 Media: Enameled metal, chrome, wood

Item 103630

Woman with pies, Portland, ca. 1936

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: circa 1936 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

Exhibits

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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

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.

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One Hundred Years of Caring -- EMMC

In 1892 five physicians -- William H. Simmons, William C. Mason, Walter H. Hunt, Everett T. Nealey, and William E. Baxter -- realized the need for a hospital in the city of Bangor had become urgent and they set about providing one.

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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