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Item 6243

Title: Letter from Thomas Pownall to Robert Monckton

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1758-08-30

Location: Thomaston

Media: Ink on paper

Item 9963

Title: Peleg Wadsworth letter to wife, Betsey, 1778

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1778-09-02

Media: Ink on paper

Item 10547

Title: William Bayley to mother, July 5, 1777

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1777-07-05

Location: Ticonderoga; Portland

Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibit

Culp's Hill from East Cemetery Hill

Meshach P. Larry: Civil War Letters

Meshach P. Larry, a Windham blacksmith, joined Maine's 17th Regiment Company H on August 18, 1862. Larry and his sister, Phebe, wrote to each other frequently during the Civil War, and his letters paint a vivid picture of the life of a soldier.

Exhibit

Air Force trainees, Colby College, 1942

A Brief History of Colby College

Colby originated in 1813 as Maine Literary and Theological Institution and is now a small private liberal arts college of about 1,800 students. A timeline of the history and development of Colby College from 1813 until the present.

Exhibit

Sgt. Nelson W. Jones, 3rd Maine Infantry, ca. 1862

This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War

For Mainers like many other people in both the North and the South, the Civil War, which lasted from 1861-1865, had a profound effect on their lives. Letters, artifacts, relics, and other items saved by participants at home and on the battlefield help illuminate the nature of the Civil War experience for Mainers.

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Site

Adam Simpson Green, Colby College, 1887

Colby College Special Collections

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site

Fales Edgarton House, Thomaston, ca. 1870

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea

The history of a town on the northern bank of the St. George River, as told by representatives from Thomaston Historical Society, Thomaston Public Library, Montpelier: the General Henry Knox Museum, and students from Georges Valley High School. Architecture, General Knox, the Civil War, the Great Depression, and the state prison are some of the topics covered.

Site

Marsh Staddle, Scarborough, ca. 1900

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag

The history of a 350+-year-old city south of Portland, the Scarborough site was constructed by representatives from Scarborough Historical Society, Scarborough Middle School, and Scarborough Public Library. Exhibits include the marsh, transportation and roads, shipyards and shipwrecks, clamming and lobstering, famous residents, and education.