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Historical Items

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Item 79927

Mellie Dunham making snowshoes, Norway, 1924

Contributed by: Norway Historical Society Date: 1924 Location: Norway Media: Photographic print

Item 79929

Mellie Dunham snowshoe workshop, Norway, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Norway Historical Society Date: circa 1915 Location: Norway Media: Photographic print

Item 82994

Indian basket makers' tent ca. 1915, Boothbay Harbor

Contributed by: Boothbay Region Historical Society Date: circa 1915 Location: Boothbay Harbor Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Exhibit

Remembering Mellie Dunham: Snowshoe Maker and Fiddler

Alanson Mellen "Mellie" Dunham and his wife Emma "Gram" Dunham were well-known musicians throughout Maine and the nation in the early decades of the 20th century. Mellie Dunham also received fame as a snowshoe maker.

Exhibit

Gifts From Gluskabe: Maine Indian Artforms

According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.

Exhibit

We Used to be "Normal": A History of F.S.N.S.

Farmington's Normal School -- a teacher-training facility -- opened in 1863 and, over the decades, offered academic programs that included such unique features as domestic and child-care training, and extra-curricular activities from athletics to music and theater.

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Norway Historical Society

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