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Item 73717

Title: Letter seeking protection for New Orleans cargo, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1862-07-31

Location: New Orleans

Media: Ink on paper

Item 7597

Title: Resolution for the protection of public lands

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1839-02-20

Location: Augusta

Media: ink on paper

Item 20314

Title: Chapman Bank moving day, Portland, 1924

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1924

Location: Portland

Media: Photograph

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Exhibit

Water Witch, Waldoboro, ca. 1838

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.

Exhibit

Letter to Francis Pratt from family, 1865

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.

Exhibit

Civil War quilt , Belfast, 1864

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.

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Site

Mack Ladder city service truck, Presque Isle, ca. 1931

Presque Isle Fire Department

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Site

Re-enactment of Oxford County Finnish settlement

Western Maine Cultural Alliance

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Site

Tate House, Portland, ca. 1970

Greater Portland Landmarks

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