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Historical Items

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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

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Item 1450

Letter from the Friends of Separation in York County, 1816

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1816-07-20 Media: Paper

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Item 1491

Town of Sidney separation election record, 1816

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1816-09-02 Location: Sidney Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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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.

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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.

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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.

Site Pages

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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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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…

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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

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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

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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.

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

How the Vietnam war affected my life