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Item 55196

Title: Blue Marlin at the L.C. Bates Museum, Fairfield, ca. 1955

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes

Date: circa 1955

Location: Fairfield

Media: Photographic print

Item 10529

Title: Frederic W Higgins Coffin Plate, 1849

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1849

Media: tin, pine cones

Item 6650

Title: Penobscot Root Club

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Poland Spring

Media: Birch, paint

Exhibits Showing 3 of 13 View All

Exhibit

Henry Thurston Clark trunk, ca. 1872

Amazing! Maine Stories

These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.

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

Rosamond Weston Eddy bookplate, ca. 1925

Bookplates Honor Annie Louise Cary

A summer resident of Wayne collected more than 3,000 bookplates to honor Maine native and noted opera singer Annie Louise Cary and to support the Cary Memorial Library.

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Site

Jewelry Box

Abbe Museum

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Site

Lifering from the ship S.S Oakey L. Alexander

Museum at Portland Head

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Site

Montpelier Home of General Henry Knox

Montpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum

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