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Historical Items

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Item 14854

Picnic area, Orland, 1892

Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society Date: 1892 Location: Bucksport Media: Photographic print

Item 67332

Staples family picnic on the beach, Swans Island, ca. 1927

Contributed by: Swan's Island Educational Society Date: circa 1927 Location: Swans Island Media: Photographic print

Item 27695

Picnic at the Pines, Saco, 1888

Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum Date: 1888-08-22 Location: Saco Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Canning: A Maine Industry

Maine's corn canning industry, as illuminated by the career of George S. Jewett, prospered between 1850 and 1950.

Exhibit

Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

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San Life: the Western Maine Sanatorium, 1928-1929

Merle Wadleigh of Portland, who was in his mid 20s, took and saved photographs that provide a glimpse into the life of a tuberculosis patient at the Western Maine Sanatorium in Hebron in 1928-1929.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Picnic, Fort Point Light, and Fort Pownal, 1865

Picnic, Fort Point Light, and Fort Pownal, 1865 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description On page 122 of a…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Northern Maine Fair Memories - Page 3 of 3

Everybody came to the picnic because it was the last thing before school started. Families had this picnic lunch because they could not afford to…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Class of 1918 picnic, Strong, ca. 1914 Item 68431 infoStrong Historical Society Teachers used Porter Lake (also known as Sweets…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Two generations tell the family's Paper story
by Normand and Richard Paradis

Father and son discuss their lives working for International Paper and changes over time

Story

Beef Cutlet always reminds me of home in Iran
by Parivash Rohani

Making beef cutlet in Maine connects me to my home in Iran and my Baha'i faith.