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Historical Items

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Item 66380

Brunswick High School, Brunswick, ca. 1937

Contributed by: Boston Public Library Date: circa 1937 Location: Brunswick Media: Linen texture postcard

Item 11722

Map of Brunswick, lots on Merrymeeting Bay, ca. 1750

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1750 Location: Brunswick Media: Ink on paper, map

Item 31348

Chauncey and Annie Goodrich, Brunswick, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society Date: circa 1915 Location: Brunswick Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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The Swinging Bridge: Walking Across the Androscoggin

Built in 1892 to entice workers at the Cabot Manufacturing Corporation in Brunswick to move to newly built housing in Topsham, the Androscoggin Pedestrian "Swinging" Bridge or Le Petit Pont quickly became important to many people traveling between the two communities.

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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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The Shape of Maine

The boundaries of Maine are the product of international conflict, economic competition, political fights, and contested development. The boundaries are expressions of human values; people determined the shape of Maine.

Site Pages

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Pejepscot Historical Society

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Bowdoin College Museum of Art

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Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center

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My Maine Stories

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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

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A Lifelong Romance with Retail
by George A Smith

Maine's once plentiful small retail stores.

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My life as a revolutionary knitter
by Katharine Cobey

Moving to Maine and confronting knitting stereotypes