Maine Memory Network
Maine's Online Museum

Login · My Account · Show Album


 

 

Search Results

Keywords: Monson Band


Search within these results  |  New Search  |  Advanced Search

Historical Items (11)  |  Tax Records (0)  |  Exhibits (3)  |  Sites (2)  | 

Historical Items Showing 3 of 11 View All

Item 81674

Title: Monson Centennial Parade, Monson, 1922

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society

Date: 1922-08-24

Location: Monson

Media: Photograph

Item 78789

Title: Portland-Monson Slate Company celebration, Monson, ca. 1916

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society

Date: circa 1916

Location: Monson

Media: Photograph

Item 10747

Title: Monson band on parade, 1939

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society

Date: 1939-05-30

Location: Monson

Media: black and white photo

Exhibits Showing 3 of 3 View All

Exhibit

W. E. Chandler's Band, Kennebunkport, 1910

Strike Up the Band

Before the era of recorded music and radio, nearly every community had a band that played at parades and other civic events. Fire departments had bands, military units had bands, theaters had bands. Band music was everywhere.

Exhibit

Mary King Scrimgeour dress, Lewiston, ca. 1895

Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

Exhibit

Headstone of Joshua Allen, Portland, 1805

A Day for Remembering

Most societies have had rituals or times set aside to honor ancestors, those who have died and have paved the way for the living. Memorial Day, the last Monday in May, is the day Americans have set aside for such remembrances.

Sites Showing 2 of 2 View All

Site

Barn moving

Monson Historical Society

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

Site

Oldest known photograph of Guilford, Covered Bridge, ca. 1850

Guilford, Maine

An extensive history of a small central Maine town as compiled by team members from Guilford Historical Society and Piscataquis Community Middle School, with input from Guilford Memorial Library, Guilford Economic Development Board, and the Guilford’s town office. Manufacturing, festive events, historic buildings, notable veterans, and education, are covered in depth.