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Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Surry Historical Society
Media: Silver print photograph
While many Mainers were averse to accepting federal relief money during the Great Depression of the 1930s, young men eagerly joined the Civilian Conservation Corps, one of President Franklin Roosevelt's most popular programs. The Maine Forest Service supervised the work of many of the camps.
The Preble House, built in 1827 on a hilltop over Preble Cove on Great Cranberry Island, was the home to several generations of Hadlock, Preble, and Spurling family members -- and featured in several books.
Sugarloaf -- a small ski area by European standards -- entered ski racing history in 1971 by hosting an event that was part of the World Cup Alpine Ski Championships. The "Tall Timber Classic," as the event was known, had a decidedly Maine flavor.
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… During the Ice Storm of 1998, Hallowell city officials had their hands full. Public Works was spreading sand and salt, clearing trees, and doing…
Painchaud's Band was the official band of the First Maine Regiment during the Spanish American War, and 24 band members volunteered for duty.
… ballads, chants, and folk songs at local parks. It was said that unless Painchaud’s Band played at an event it was not official.
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by Donald C Cunningham
It was great to be back in Maine.
by Adam R. Cote
Military Service has had a deep impact my life