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Item 34348

Title: Piles of logs along the Saco River, circa 1910

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: circa 1910

Location: Saco; Biddeford

Media: Postcard

Item 71951

Title: Surgeon letter on soldier resignation, New Orleans, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1862-06-20

Location: New Orleans

Media: Ink on paper

Item 29365

Title: Milled lumber piles, Biddeford or Saco, ca. 1915

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: circa 1915

Location: Saco; Biddeford

Media: Glass plate negative

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Exhibit

Brig. Gen. George F. Shepley, ca. 1863

George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.

Exhibit

Arbor Day, St. Agatha, 1923

A Focus on Trees

Maine has some 17 million acres of forest land. But even on a smaller, more local scale, trees have been an important part of the landscape. In many communities, tree-lined commercial and residential streets are a dominant feature of photographs of the communities.

Exhibit

Jack Lawrence, Saco, on Bicycle, ca. 1900

A Craze for Cycling

Success at riding a bike mirrored success in life. Bicycling could bring families together. Bicycling was good for one's health. Bicycling was fun. Bicycles could go fast. Such were some of the arguments made to induce many thousands of people around Maine and the nation to take up the new pastime at the end of the nineteenth century.

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Site

View of Lubec from Campobello, ca. 1950

Lubec Landmarks

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Site

Libby and Co. Ice Wagon, Scarborough, ca. 1880

Scarborough Historical Society & Museum

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Site

1794 map of Farmington

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown

The history of Farmington as depicted by representatives from Farmington Historical Society, Farmington Public Library, Center for Community GIS, University of Maine at Farmington, and the Mallett School. Topics covered include education, culture, early settlers, important residents, agriculture, and a special section on maps.