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Item 26540

Rice specimen penmanship, Portland, 1819

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1819 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper, watercolor

Item 98471

Frank L. and Annie Spear Rice's home in East Boothbay, ca. 1914

Contributed by: Boothbay Region Historical Society Date: circa 1914 Location: East Boothbay Media: Photographic print

Item 8760

Rachel Rice, Waterford, 1894

Contributed by: Waterford Historical Society Date: 1894 Location: Norway Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 85296

Rice property, Bay Avenue, Great Diamond Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: John H. Rice Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 85324

Rice property, Sunset Avenue, Great Diamond Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Henrietta D Rice Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 39872

808 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mercy Rice Use: Dwelling - Single family


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Bowdoin College Scientific Expedition to Labrador

"The Bowdoin Boys" -- some students and recent graduates -- traveled to Labrador in 1891 to collect artifacts, specimens, and to try to find Grand Falls, a waterfall deep in Labrador's interior.


The World's Largest Oxen

Named for the two largest things in Maine at the turn of the 20th century, Mt. Katahdin and Granger of Stetson, were known as the Largest Oxen in the World. Unable to do farm work because of their size, they visited fairs and agricultural events around the Northeast.


A Craze for Cycling

Success at riding a bike mirrored success in life. Bicycling could bring families together. Bicycling was good for one's health. Bicycling was fun. Bicycles could go fast. Such were some of the arguments made to induce many thousands of people around Maine and the nation to take up the new pastime at the end of the nineteenth century.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Part 8, pages 135-150

… Transport ship Charles Thomas Transport ship John Rice 1st Maine Heavy Artillery Col. Russell B. Shepherd Fenian Brotherhood Fenian uniform John…

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Waterford Historical Society

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

In 1868 she and her sister, Sara Rice May (1835-1888), founded a school in Farmington known as Wendall Institute which was operated for thirteen…

My Maine Stories

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In 1970 I served in Vietnam, and sent my parents a package
by Peter P. Joyce Jr.

My Parents' war story


We will remember
by Sam Kelley

My service in the Vietnam War