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Item 101275

Title: Matthew Thornton on congressional activity, Philadelphia, 1776

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1776-11-12

Location: Philadelphia

Media: Ink on paper

Item 101273

Title: Caesar Rodney on Revolutionary War, Philadelphia, 1776

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1776-08-03

Location: Philadelphia

Media: Ink on paper

Item 101274

Title: 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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Exhibit

Dunlap Declaration of Independence, 1776

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 W. G. Dunn, Moosehead Lake, 1904

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

Locket of George Washington's hair

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.

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Site

Bar Harbor Historical Society

Bar Harbor Historical Society

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Site

E.S.N.S. 'Echo' staff, Castine, 1900

Wilson Museum

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Site

Bowdoin group at Negro Island Harbor, Nova Scotia, 1891

Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center

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