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Historical Items

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Item 101275

Matthew Thornton on congressional activity, Philadelphia, 1776

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1776-11-12 Location: Philadelphia Media: Ink on paper

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Item 101273

Caesar Rodney on Revolutionary War, Philadelphia, 1776

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1776-08-03 Location: Philadelphia Media: Ink on paper

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Item 101274

Edward Rutledge on Revolutionary War in southern colonies, Philadelphia, 1781

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1781-08-14 Location: Philadelphia Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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Exhibit

Unlocking the Declaration's Secrets

Fewer than 30 copies of the first printing of the Declaration of Independence are known to exist. John Dunlap hurriedly printed copies for distribution to assemblies, conventions, committees and military officers. Authenticating authenticity of the document requires examination of numerous details of the broadside.

Exhibit

John Dunn, 19th Century Sportsman

John Warner Grigg Dunn was an accomplished amateur photographer, hunter, fisherman and lover of nature. On his trips to Ragged Lake and environs, he became an early innovator among amateur wildlife photographers. His photography left us with a unique record of the Moosehead Lake region in the late nineteenth century.

Exhibit

Lock of George Washington's Hair

Correspondence between Elizabeth Wadsworth, her father Peleg Wadsworth and Martha Washington's secretary about the gift of a lock of George Washington's hair to Eliza.

Site Pages

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Maine and the Civil War - Letter from Daniel Lord to his wife, July 21, 1861

… wife, Lydia Patterson Lord of Kennebunkport, from Philadelphia with news from his trip to Washington, D.C., and the Union troops.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Part 8, pages 135-150

Blake Cornelius Driscoll Philadelphia Convention George W. Ladd President Johnson Annie Martin performance Solon Wilder Men smoking

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 00-29

Charles Snell Cone cedar tree Gate designs 1866 Philadelphia National Union convention Bangor Democratic convention George W. Ladd Sen. James R.

My Maine Stories

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Story

My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima