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Item 79632

Time Clock, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Maine's Paper & Heritage Museum Date: circa 1910 Media: wood, metal

Item 17299

First Clock, Houlton, 1819

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: 1819 Location: Houlton Media: wood, metal

Item 10585

Banjo clock owned by Knox family, ca. 1835

Contributed by: Montpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum Date: circa 1835 Location: Thomaston; Boston Media: wood, metal, glass, paint


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Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.


Giving Thanks

Cultures from the ancient Greeks and Chinese to contemporary societies have set aside time to give thanks, especially for the harvest. In 1941, the United States set a permanent date for the observance.


Away at School: Letters Home

Young men and women in the 19th century often went away from home -- sometimes for a few months, sometimes for longer periods -- to attend academies, seminaries, or schools run by individuals. While there, they wrote letters home, reporting on boarding arrangements and coursework undertaken, and inquired about the family at home.

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Blue Hill, Maine - Craftsman

It is also an alarm clock and the dial "tells the time" in the five languages Fisher was able to read and write.

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Lincoln, Maine - Methodist Church

The clock on the Methodist Church struck for the first time on November 16, 1878. The Methodist Church is important to Lincoln because people need a…

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Jonathan Fisher Memorial

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