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Item 27930

Puritan Bicycle ad, Portland, 1897

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1897

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper

Item 73777

King Charles I, 1756

Contributed by: Museums of Old York

Date: 1756

Media: print

Item 23919

Trolley, Main and Alfred Streets, Biddeford, 1912

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1912

Location: Biddeford

Media: Photographic print

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Item 89833

Cleaves property, S. Side Central Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Willam E Cleaves

Use: Dwelling

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Map of coastal Maine forts, 1723

The Devil and the Wilderness

Anglo-Americans in northern New England sometimes interpreted their own anxieties about the Wilderness, their faith, and their conflicts with Native Americans as signs that the Devil and his handmaidens, witches, were active in their midst.

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Harvesting grain, Skowhegan, ca. 1920

Skowhegan Community History - A Brief History of the Skowhegan Area

… irony considering the moral teachings of the Puritans that the New England people were supposed to exemplify.

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Old Custom House, Hampden, ca.

Highlighting Historical Hampden - John Crosby

… Congregational Church was the dominant church of Puritan New England, but after the mid-1750s, new denominations began to appear.

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Class in front of Blue Hill Academy, Blue Hill, 1893

Blue Hill, Maine - Educating Blue Hill

… is that religion, dating all the way back to Puritan education, was a very important goal, mostly for religious instruction, but it stuck.