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Item 33689

Rufus King of Scarborough, ca. 1820

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum

Date: circa 1820

Location: Scarborough

Media: Painting

Item 5583

Hannibal Hamlin, statesman

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1880

Location: Paris

Media: Photographic print

Item 7191

Caleb Strong, Massachusetts, ca. 1810

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Media: engraving

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Hannibal Hamlin, 1860

Hannibal Hamlin of Paris Hill

2009 marked the bicentennials of the births of Abraham Lincoln and his first vice president, Hannibal Hamlin of Maine. To observe the anniversary, Paris Hill, where Hamlin was born and raised, honored the native statesman and recalled both his early life in the community and the mark he made on Maine and the nation.


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Notice of Daniel Webster death, Portland, 1852

A Riot of Words: Ballads, Posters, Proclamations and Broadsides

Imagine a day 150 years ago. Looking down a side street, you see the buildings are covered with posters and signs.


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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ca. 1829

Longfellow: The Man Who Invented America

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was a man and a poet of New England conscience. He was influenced by his ancestry and his Portland boyhood home and experience.

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Charles A. Shaw, former Biddeford Mayor, circa 1885

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Charles A. Shaw

… Renaissance man who was a successful businessman, statesman, inventor, and patron of the arts. He was born in Sanford on November 5th, 1831, and…

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The Overlock House, Thomaston, ca. 1960

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Notable Residents

… and successful career as lawyer, magistrate and statesman. A small office building sat below his house on East Main Street, near the house of…

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Centennial house decoration, Lubec, 1911

Lubec, Maine - Lubec's 1911 Centennial Celebration - Page 2 of 2

… Governor Plaisted, left, and the late Maine elder statesman James G. Blaine. At the extreme right of the school photo note the roof corner of…