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Historical Items

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Item 82279

Alcohol use permit for Dr. Giguère, Lewiston, 1922

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: 1922 Location: Lewiston Media: Ink on paper

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Item 9186

Gas ration permit

Contributed by: Norway Historical Society Date: circa 1945 Location: Norway; Oxford Media: ink on paper

Item 29398

Clam Permit, town of Scarborough, 1897

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: 1897 Location: Scarborough Media: Ink on paper

Exhibits

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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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Hunting Season

Maine's ample woods historically provided numerous game animals and birds for hunters seeking food, fur, or hides. The promotion of hunting as tourism and concerns about conservation toward the end of the nineteenth century changed the nature of hunting in Maine.

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Commander George Henry Preble

George Henry Preble of Portland, nephew of Edward Preble who was known as the father of the U.S. Navy, temporarily lost his command during the Civil War when he was charged with failing to stop a Confederate ship from getting through the Union blockade at Mobile.

Site Pages

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Guilford, Maine - NARRATIVE

Visit us here and someday visit us in person when time permits; our arms are open and we welcome all.

Site Page

City of Portland Planning & Urban Development

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

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Summer Street

The combination of agriculture and industry permitted Hampden to thrive. Early in the 19th century, it even competed with Bangor, its neighbor to the…

My Maine Stories

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My Paper Industry career and setting up a museum
by Sherry Judd

I worked in and around the Paper Industry all my life. Now I run Maine's Paper and Heritage Museum.

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Tapestry, Seine Twine and Burlesque
by Barbara Burns

My work as a tapestry artist and dancer in Maine.

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Apple Time - a visit to the ancestral farm
by Randy Randall

Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.