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Item 27930

Puritan Bicycle ad, Portland, 1897

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1897 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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King Charles I, 1756

Contributed by: Old York Historical Society Date: 1756 Media: print

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Trolley, Main and Alfred Streets, Biddeford, 1912

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1912 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

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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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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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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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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.