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Item 25227

Title: Odd Fellows Block, Biddeford, ca. 1874

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: circa 1874

Location: Biddeford

Media: Black & white photograph

Item 54346

Title: Odd Fellows Building, Biddeford, 1915

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1915

Location: Biddeford

Media: Postcard

Item 30919

Title: Meeting at the Guilford Odd Fellows Hall, ca. 1960

Contributed by: Guilford Historical Society

Date: circa 1960

Location: Guilford

Media: Photograph

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Item 54052

Address: 21 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Odd Fellows Hall Association

Use: Mercantile

Item 54861

Address: 645 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Odd Fellows Hall Co. of Deering

Use: Bank & Offices

Item 54860

Address: 645-653 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Odd Fellows Hall Co. of Deering

Use: Office & Lodge

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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

Woodbury K. Dana's grave, Westbrook, 1924

Memorializing Civil War Veterans: Portland & Westbrook

Three cemeteries -- all of which were in Westbrook during the Civil War -- contain headstones of Civil War soldiers. The inscriptions and embellishments on the stones offer insight into sentiments of the eras when the soldiers died.

Exhibit

Water Witch, Waldoboro, ca. 1838

Waldoboro Fire Department's 175 Years

While the town of Waldoboro was chartered in 1773, it began organized fire protection in 1838 with a volunteer fire department and a hand pump fire engine, the Water Witch.

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Site

Four men line fishing from a dory, Swan's Island, ca. 1910

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary

A look back at island life in Maine as captured by a team consisting of Swan's Island Educational Society representatives, which encompasses the community's library and historical society, a class from the Swan's Island School, and an Island Fellow from the Island Institute. Exhibit topics examine islanders at work and play, Baird's Quarry, old buildings, and the changing role of women on the island.

Site

Easton High School Class of 1913

Easton Historical Society

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

Site

Oldest known photograph of Guilford, Covered Bridge, ca. 1850

Guilford, Maine

An extensive history of a small central Maine town as compiled by team members from Guilford Historical Society and Piscataquis Community Middle School, with input from Guilford Memorial Library, Guilford Economic Development Board, and the Guilford’s town office. Manufacturing, festive events, historic buildings, notable veterans, and education, are covered in depth.