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Historical Items

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Item 82283

William Pitt Preble wallet, Great Cranberry Island, 1836

Contributed by: Great Cranberry Island Historical Society Date: 1836 Location: Cranberry Isles Media: Leather with ink inscription

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Item 18730

Haskell Silk Company puzzle, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Westbrook Media: Wood

Item 11846

Decorative Pin, Wadsworth-Longfellow House, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Portland Media: Silver, enamel

Exhibits

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Great Cranberry Island's Preble House

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.

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Gifts From Gluskabe: Maine Indian Artforms

According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.

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John Y. Merrill: Leeds Farmer, Entrepreneur, & More

John Y. Merrill of Leeds (1823-1898) made terse entries in diaries he kept for 11 years. His few words still provide a glimpse into the life of a mid 18th century farmer, who also made shoes, quarried stone, moved barns, made healing salves -- and was active in civic affairs.

Site Pages

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Hartland Historical Society

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Haystack Historical Society

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Pittsfield Historical Society

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