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Item 13744

Illustrated verse, Limington, ca. 1820

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1820

Media: Ink and wash on paper

Item 67535

Book Cover, "Songs From The Woods Of Maine", by Julia H. May, 1894

Contributed by: Mr. & Mrs. Roger Lambert through Strong Historical Society

Date: 1894

Location: Strong; Farmington

Media: Ink on paper

Item 11619

Poem 'The Saga of King Olaf' illustration, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1880

Media: Ink on paper

Exhibits Showing 3 of 21 View All

Exhibit

Benedict Arnold

Liberty Threatened: Maine in 1775

At Lexington and Concord, on April 19, 1775, British troops attempted to destroy munitions stored by American colonists. The battles were the opening salvos of the American Revolution. Shortly, the conflict would erupt in Maine.

Exhibit

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ca. 1829

Longfellow: The Man Who Invented America

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was a man and a poet of New England conscience. He was influenced by his ancestry and his Portland boyhood home and experience.

Exhibit

Civil War post office scroll, 1862-1864

Patriotism Shared

Post office clerks began collecting strong red, white, and blue string, rolling it onto a ball and passing it on to the next post office to express their support for the Union effort in the Civil War. Accompanying the ball was this paper scroll on which the clerks wrote messages and sometimes drew images.

Site Pages Showing 3 of 25 View All

Site Page

Maternity, Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1895

Historic Hallowell - Blizzard Poems

Blizzard Poems Blizzard 1952 dangerous outcomes galore overwhelming white Snow unexpected depth 28 inches of white unforgettable Surprise disaster…

Site Page

Maternity, Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1895

Historic Hallowell - Cyclone Poems

Cyclone Poems Cyclones In 1895 only happened once here in this city Storms The rains are bad but the wind is always the worst umbrellas fall…

Site Page

Maternity, Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1895

Historic Hallowell - Train Wreck Poem

Train Wreck Poem On the tenth of November, 1937 There was a young man named Kevin All at once with a groan Three train cars jumped alone Two cars…

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 4 View All

Story

A poem about my experiences in Vietnam

by Doug Rawlings


A poem about my experiences in Vietnam

Story

Hooch Mum and my Vietnam service

by Jim Barrows


A poem about being a medic, saving Vietnamese people and babies. Sometimes we trusted too much.

Story

Ogunquit Beach Sonnet

by Shannon Schooley


Sonnet written for school when I was 12 years old.