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Item 12343

Title: Tiered plate stand, Brunswick, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Brunswick

Media: ceramic, metal

Item 82121

Title: Decorative vehicle plate, Waldoboro, ca. 1970

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department

Date: circa 1970

Location: Waldoboro

Media: metal

Item 79605

Title: National House Hotel commemorate plate, Dixfield, ca. 1860

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society

Date: circa 1860

Location: Dixfield

Media: round china plate

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Dee's Ice Cream Pint, Brunswick, ca. 1950

How Sweet It Is

Desserts have always been a special treat. For centuries, Mainers have enjoyed something sweet as a nice conclusion to a meal or celebrate a special occasion. But many things have changed over the years: how cooks learn to make desserts, what foods and tools were available, what was important to people.


Mary King Scrimgeour dress, Lewiston, ca. 1895

Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.