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Historical Items

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Item 12284

Monument Park, Caribou, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library Date: circa 1920 Location: Caribou Media: Photographic print

Item 11305

Leroy Dudley, Baxter State Park, c. 1935

Contributed by: Baxter State Park Date: circa 1935 Location: Mt. Katahdin Twp. Media: Photographic print

Item 50987

Bowdoin Circle Monument, Fairfield, ca. 1930

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: circa 1930 Location: Fairfield Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.

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Extracting Wealth

Maine's natural resources -- granite, limestone and slate in particular -- along with its excellent ports made it a leader in mining and production of the valuable building materials. Stone work also attracted numerous skilled immigrants.

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Civil War Soldiers Impact Pittsfield

Although not everyone in town supported the war effort, more than 200 Pittsfield men served in Civil War regiments. Several reminders of their service remain in the town.

Site Pages

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Acadia National Park

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

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Soldiers' Monument, Bangor, 1864

… he began in 1864 that subscriptions paid for the monument, which had been planned for Central Park. Martin wrote, "its dimentions are inferior to…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Founding of Acadia National Park

The government first made it a National Monument. In 1919 it became Lafayette National Park, the first east of the Mississippi.

My Maine Stories

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USCG Boot Camp Experience, Vietnam War era
by Peter S. Morgan, Jr.

"Letters to the Wall" Memorial Day

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Scientist Turned Artist Making Art Out of Trash
by Ian Trask

Bowdoin College alum returns to midcoast Maine to make environmentally conscious artwork