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Historical Items

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Item 73717

Letter seeking protection for New Orleans cargo, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1862 Location: New Orleans Media: Ink on paper

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Item 7597

Resolution for the protection of public lands

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1839-02-20 Location: Augusta Media: ink on paper

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Item 20314

Chapman Bank moving day, Portland, 1924

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1924 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Waldoboro Fire Department's 175 Years

While the town of Waldoboro was chartered in 1773, it began organized fire protection in 1838 with a volunteer fire department and a hand pump fire engine, the Water Witch.

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In Canada During the Civil War

One surviving letter from the family of Francis Pratt to the young man who was in Canada in 1865 suggests that going to Canada to escape military service during the Civil War was not unheard of. The letter also suggests money was removed to Canada to protect it.

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Belfast During the Civil War: The Home Front

Belfast residents responded to the Civil War by enlisting in large numbers, providing relief from the home front to soldiers, defending Maine's shoreline, and closely following the news from soldiers and from various battles.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Protect and Serve: Hallowell Fireman's Association

Protect and Serve: Hallowell Fireman's Association From bucket brigades to modern pumpers, the Hallowell Fireman's Association record is a…

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Historic Hallowell - Protect and Serve - Hallowell Fire and Police

Protect and Serve - Hallowell Fire and Police Hallowell was incorporated as a Town on April 26, 1771 and from its beginning recognized the…

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Lubec, Maine - Links

… is part of APPLE, the Association to Promote and Protect the Lubec Environment, a non-profit corporation formed to promote and protect

My Maine Stories

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Story

The centuries-long history of Passamaquoddy Veterans
by Donald Soctomah, Passamaquoddy Historic Preservation Office

Passamaquoddy Veterans Protecting the Homeland

Story

Love is greater than peace, For peace is founded upon love
by Parivash Rohani

My journey from Iran to Maine

Story

Serving in Vietnam with Richard Hershel Green
by Peter P. Joyce Jr.

Don't get close to the new guy