Contributed by: Pierce Family Collection through Maine Historical Society Date: 1851 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper
John P. Sheahan of Dennysville served in the 1st Maine Cavalry from August 1862 until March 1864 when he was commissioned as a lieutenant in Co. E of the 31st Maine Infantry. His letters reveal much about the life of a soldier, including political views and thoughts about the war.
Correspondence between Elizabeth Wadsworth, her father Peleg Wadsworth and Martha Washington's secretary about the gift of a lock of George Washington's hair to Eliza.
Lt. William Burrows and Commander Samuel Blyth, commanders of the USS Enterprise and the HMS Boxer, led their ships and crews in Battle in Muscongus Bay on Sept. 5, 1813. The American ship was victorious, but both captains were killed. Portland staged a large and regal joint burial.
… Society Guilford Center House This house is thought to be the oldest house that still stands in Guilford. The photograph was taken in 1983.
… Nordica." The date is uncertain, but it is thought she presented it to the library trustees on the occasion of her last public performance in…