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Item 7532

Title: Glooskap looking at the whale smoking his pipe

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1884

Media: Ink on paper

Item 28655

Title: The Mud-Turtle Jumping Over the Wigwam of His Father-In-Law, ca. 1884

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1884

Media: Ink on paper

Item 28659

Title: The Rabbit Magician, ca. 1884

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1884

Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibit

Glooskap Setting His Dogs on the Witches, ca. 1884

Gluskap of the Wabanaki

Creation and other cultural tales are important to framing a culture's beliefs and values -- and passing those on. The Wabanaki -- Maliseet, Micmac, Passamaquoddy and Penobscot -- Indians of Maine and Nova Scotia tell stories of a cultural hero/creator, a giant who lived among them and who promised to return.

Exhibit

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ca. 1829

Longfellow: The Man Who Invented America

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was a man and a poet of New England conscience. He was influenced by his ancestry and his Portland boyhood home and experience.

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Site

Champlain's map of Saco Bay and the Saco River, 1605

Biddeford History & Heritage Project

Highlights of Biddeford history presented by McArthur Public Library, Biddeford Historical Society, and Biddeford High School’s Project ASPIRE class. The site explores shipbuilding, the Civil War homefront, women’s clubs, influential residents, and some of the city’s famous artists and inventors.