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Historical Items

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Item 81851

Montgomery Guards Fifth Annual Ball ticket, Portland, 1877

Contributed by: Maine Irish Heritage Center Date: 1877-01-17 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

Item 81811

Montgomery Guards and Meagher Guards event program, Portland, 1882

Contributed by: Maine Irish Heritage Center Date: 1882-05-19 Location: Portland; Providence Media: Ink on paper

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Item 81815

Montgomery Guards Grand Ball invitation, Portland, ca. 1883

Contributed by: Maine Irish Heritage Center Date: circa 1883 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper on cloth

Exhibits

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Exhibit

World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.

Exhibit

George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.