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Historical Items

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Item 20433

Statue sketch, Thomas Park, New Sweden

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: New Sweden Media: Lead Pencil on Paper

Item 22103

Sketch of gate at Thomas Park, New Sweden, ca. 1930

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: New Sweden Media: Lead pencil on paper

Item 13456

Sewall's Bridge diagram, York, 1761

Contributed by: Old York Historical Society Date: 1761 Location: York Media: Ink on paper

Tax Records

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Item 35768

Assessor's Record, 35 Brown Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Philip H. Brown & John M. Brown Company Style: Utilitarian Use: Shed - Storage

Exhibits

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Drawing Together: Art of the Longfellows

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is best know as a poet, but he also was accomplished in drawing and music. He shared his love of drawing with most of his siblings. They all shared the frequent activity of drawing and painting with their children. The extended family included many professional as well as amateur artists, and several architects.

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Canning: A Maine Industry

Maine's corn canning industry, as illuminated by the career of George S. Jewett, prospered between 1850 and 1950.

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Samplers: Learning to Sew

Settlers' clothing had to be durable and practical to hold up against hard work and winters. From the 1700s to the mid 1800s, the women of Maine learned to sew by making samplers.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Scrap & Sketch Book 2: 1864-1866

The Scrap & Sketch Book includes some history, but it focuses primarily on events that were taking place between June 1864 and August 1866.

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Works Cited

Hampden Historical Society. Historical Sketches of the Town of Hampden, Maine. Ellsworth, Maine: The Ellsworth American, 1976. Hansord-Miller, Frank.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Boy at Bangor parade, July 4, 1865

… Bangor area in a series of journals and scrap and sketch books. On page 105 of the "Scrap & Sketch Book" he began in 1864, Martin wrote, "Another…