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Item 81735

W.W.II Rubber drive at the Star Theater, Westbrook, 1943

Contributed by: Walker Memorial Library Date: 1943 Location: Westbrook Media: Photographic print

Item 8676

Mr. and Mrs. George F. Reynolds, ca. 1907

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1907 Location: Cape Elizabeth; Portland Media: Photoprint

Item 15036

1902 Pope Hartford

Contributed by: Seal Cove Auto Museum Date: 1902 Location: Seal Cove Media: Metal and Rubber


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Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.


This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War

For Mainers like many other people in both the North and the South, the Civil War, which lasted from 1861-1865, had a profound effect on their lives. Letters, artifacts, relics, and other items saved by participants at home and on the battlefield help illuminate the nature of the Civil War experience for Mainers.


One Hundred Years of Caring -- EMMC

In 1892 five physicians -- William H. Simmons, William C. Mason, Walter H. Hunt, Everett T. Nealey, and William E. Baxter -- realized the need for a hospital in the city of Bangor had become urgent and they set about providing one.

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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My Maine Stories

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I have thought about Vietnam almost every day for 48 years
by Ted Heselton

Working as a heavy equipment operator in Vietnam