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Historical Items

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Item 79519

Scorecard and ribbons from hand engine muster, Topsham Bicentennial, 1964

Contributed by: Town of Topsham Date: 1964-07-18 Location: Topsham Media: paper and ribbon

Item 11283

Gov. Baxter political ribbon, 1922

Contributed by: Baxter State Park Date: 1922 Location: Bangor Media: Ribbon with button

Item 79518

Fire muster participant ribbon, Androscoggin Veteran Firemen's Association, 1965

Contributed by: Town of Topsham Date: 1965-08-28 Location: Topsham; Hampton Media: fabric

Exhibits

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Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

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Fair Season: Crops, Livestock, and Entertainment

Agricultural fairs, intended to promote new techniques and better farming methods, have been held since the early 19th century. Before long, entertainments were added to the educational focus of the early fairs.

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The Arrival of Winter

The astronomical arrival of winter -- also known as the winter solstice -- marks the year's shortest day and the season of snow and cold. It usually arrives on December 21.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - National Blue Ribbon School

National Blue Ribbon School Breaking ground for renovation, Strong Public School, ca. 1996Conducting the ceremonial ground breaking at the…

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Historic Hallowell - The Fireman's Musters in Hallowell

… Musters in Hallowell Hallowell Fireman's Ribbons For MustersItem Contributed byHubbard Free Library Musters were a popular firemen's event…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox: The Funeral

On November 2nd Dunton recorded charges for several yards of black gauze, black silk, black ribbon, and black muslin.