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Historical Items

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Item 75127

Welcome to Jay sign, ca. 1986

Contributed by: Maine's Paper & Heritage Museum Date: circa 1986 Location: Jay Media: Photographic print

Item 76461

Town Meeting Warrant, Baldwin, 1802

Contributed by: Baldwin Historical Society Date: 1802-08-30 Location: Baldwin Media: Ink on paper

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Item 76340

Town Meeting Warrant, Baldwin, 1802

Contributed by: Baldwin Historical Society Date: 1802-08-14 Location: Baldwin Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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A Town Is Born: South Bristol, 1915

After being part of the town of Bristol for nearly 150 years, residents of South Bristol determined that their interests would be better served by becoming a separate town and they broke away from the large community of Bristol.

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Promoting Rockland Through a Stereopticon, 1875

Frank Crockett and photographer J.P. Armbrust took stereo views of Rockland's downtown, industry, and notable homes in the 1870s as a way to promote tourism to the town.

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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.

Site Pages

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Shipbuilding

Shipbuilding Sign with Ship, Thomaston, Maine 2009Item Contributed byThomaston Historical Society Text by Margaret McCrea.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - The Great Depression

… conducted a live interview with his aunt, Signe Gardner of Thomaston, as well. Along with Keith Shortall, Maine Historical Society staff also…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Tillson Testimonial

… to his studies, but he loved his country more and signed up to serve on the 12TH of June in Company C of the 4th Maine regiment of volunteers.

My Maine Stories

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I have thought about Vietnam almost every day for 48 years
by Ted Heselton

Working as a heavy equipment operator in Vietnam

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The only letter to survive World War II
by Cyrene Slegona

Only one of many letters my father sent to his wife remained after he came home from World War II.

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My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima