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Historical Items

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Item 34291

Civil War Memorial, Bangor, ca. 1875

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: circa 1875 Location: Bangor Media: Stereograph

Item 101066

Soldiers' Monument, Bangor, 1864

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Date: 1864 Location: Bangor Media: Ink on paper

Item 101069

Capt. L. J. Morse, Co. A, Maine State Guard, Bangor, 1864

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Date: 1864-06-17 Location: Bangor Media: Ink and watercolor on paper

Exhibits

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400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most debated topics of debate in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people--the Wabanaki--permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.

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Port of Portland's Custom House and Collectors of Customs

The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage.

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A City Awakes: Arts and Artisans of Early 19th Century Portland

Portland's growth from 1786 to 1860 spawned a unique social and cultural environment and fostered artistic opportunity and creative expression in a broad range of the arts, which flowered with the increasing wealth and opportunity in the city.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Capt. L. J. Morse, Co. A, Maine State Guard, Bangor, 1864

… consecration of the Soldiers' Monument at Mount Hope Cemetery on June 17, 1864. John Martin (1823-1904), a Bangor accountant and shopkeeper, drew…

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

… The Bangor Soldiers' Monument at Mount Hope Cemetery was consecrated on June 17, 1864. John Martin (1823-1904), an accountant and shopkeeper in…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 65-83

… House Peter Edes Bangor-Old Town railroad Mount Hope Cemetery North Bangor (Veazie) Bangor bridges, churches, schools Bangor commercial buildings…