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Item 1492

Washington County votes on separation from Massachusetts, 1816

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1816

Media: ink on paper

Item 1450

Letter from the Friends of Separation in York County, 1816

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1816-07-20

Media: Paper

Item 1491

Town of Sidney separation election record, 1816

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1816-09-02

Location: Sidney

Media: Ink on paper

Exhibits Showing 3 of 46 View All


Tuna catch, South Bristol, ca.1950

A Town Is Born: South Bristol, 1915

After being part of the town of Bristol for nearly 150 years, residents of South Bristol determined that their interests would be better served by becoming a separate town and they broke away from the large community of Bristol.


Atherton's Furniture, Free Street, Portland, 1938

Atherton Furniture

LeBaron Atherton's furniture empire consisted of ten stores, four of which were in Maine. The photos are reminiscent of a different era in retailing.


Olson-Oberg aerial wedding, Caribou, 1930

A Parade, an Airplane and Two Weddings

Two couples, a parade from downtown Caribou to the airfield, and two airplane flights were the scene in 1930 when the couples each took off in a single-engine plane to tie the knot high over Aroostook County.

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Threshing peas, ca. 1955

Presque Isle: The Star City - Threshing peas, ca. 1955

In the picture, pea vines are being threshed to separate the peas from the vines. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory…

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Pavilion Congregational Church, Biddeford, ca. 1875

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Civil War

… the Pavilion Society, an Abolitionist group which separated from the Second Congregational (or "White") Church, and formed its own, more liberal…

Site Page

Pew payment receipt, Biddeford, 1806, 1807, 1810

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VI. The deluge of industrial expansion & immigration (1865-1900) - Page 2 of 2

Joseph's--was established in 1870. The last Catholic church would be St. Andre's, established by a separate faction of French-Canadians in 1900.

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 7 View All


My Africa Book and living in Portland

by Titi de Baccarat

My art is about being an immigrant in the US, my pain, fear, uncertainty, and hope for my future


21st and 19th century technology and freelance photography

by Brendan Bullock

My work is a mash-up of cutting edge technology and 19th century chemistry techniques.


August 12, 1967 was the most significant day of my life

by Bob Small

How the Vietnam war affected my life