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Historical Items

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Item 103727

Rural Letter Carriers Association of Aroostook meeting, Houlton, 1911

Courtesy of Henry Gartley, an individual partner Date: 1911-05-30 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 31503

Oramaudel M. Hubbard, Brunswick, ca. 1919

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society Date: circa 1919 Location: Brunswick Media: Photographic print

Item 100877

Old post office, Westport Island, ca. 1908

Contributed by: Westport Island History Committee Date: circa 1908 Location: Westport Island Media: Postcard

Exhibits

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In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.

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400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most debated topics of debate in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people--the Wabanaki--permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.

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Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 3 of 4

Bridle paths were the only tracks for early mail carriers through the wilderness north of Augusta. The first mail route to Strong was established in…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 1 of 4

… the stagecoaches replaced those equine mail carriers. As Strong grew, townspeople added churches and schools.