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Item 12341

Skolfield tea set, Brunswick, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Brunswick Media: ceramic

Item 29261

Thursday Club tea cup, Biddeford, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Biddeford Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Biddeford Media: China

Item 79515

Silver tea service, Androscoggin Fire Company No. 2, Topsham, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Town of Topsham Date: circa 1870 Location: Topsham Media: silver


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How Sweet It Is

Desserts have always been a special treat. For centuries, Mainers have enjoyed something sweet as a nice conclusion to a meal or celebrate a special occasion. But many things have changed over the years: how cooks learn to make desserts, what foods and tools were available, what was important to people.


One Hundred Years of Caring -- EMMC

In 1892 five physicians -- William H. Simmons, William C. Mason, Walter H. Hunt, Everett T. Nealey, and William E. Baxter -- realized the need for a hospital in the city of Bangor had become urgent and they set about providing one.


The Life and Legacy of the George Tate Family

Captain George Tate, mast agent for the King of England from 1751 to the Revolutionary War, and his descendants helped shape the development of Portland (first known as Falmouth) through activities such as commerce, shipping, and real estate.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - The Tea Room

The Tea Room Clevie and Mary Trask, Swan's Island, ca. 1940Item Contributed bySwan's Island Educational Society 253 Harbor Road is now known…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Thursday Club

Thursday Club Thursday Club tea set, Biddeford, ca. 1900 Item 29260 infoBiddeford Historical Society The next week the group met at the room…

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Surry by the Bay - Broadway by the Bay

… most charming rustic theater.” It included a tea room and later a restaurant open everyday serving tea, lunch, dinner and after theater snacks.

My Maine Stories

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Apple Time - a visit to the ancestral farm
by Randy Randall

Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.