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Item 4274

William H. Seward, Secretary of State

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1860 Media: Photographic print

Item 10784

Secretary of State's office, Augusta, ca. 1913

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1913 Location: Augusta Media: Photographic print

Item 5866

Edmund S. Muskie, Kennebunkport, 1980

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1980-04-29 Location: Kennebunkport Media: Photographic print


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The Shape of Maine

The boundaries of Maine are the product of international conflict, economic competition, political fights, and contested development. The boundaries are expressions of human values; people determined the shape of Maine.


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.


The Sanitary Commission: Meeting Needs of Soldiers, Families

The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.

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Maine State Archives

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Founding of the Farmington State Normal School

In this year, the Secretary of Maine's first Board of Education, William G. Crosby of Belfast, called for the need of a Normal School in Maine in his…

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Lincoln, Maine - Lincoln Historical Society - Page 1 of 2

At the time, Gertrude Mills was the secretary and Addie Pinkham was the Treasurer. Some of the charter members are as follows: Sadie Adams, Mary…

My Maine Stories

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How I broke the mold for women to serve in the military
by Mary D. McGuirk

My life and career as a USAF Nurse