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Historical Items

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Item 16435

Sanford Town Hall, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Sanford Media: Print from Glass Negative

Item 33409

Blue Hill Town Hall, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Blue Hill Historical Society Date: circa 1905 Location: Blue Hill Media: Postcard

Item 101133

North side Main Street, Dixfield, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society Date: circa 1950 Location: Dixfield Media: Photographic print

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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Reading, Writing and 'Rithmetic: Brooklin Schools

When Brooklin, located on the Blue Hill Peninsula, was incorporated in 1849, there were ten school districts and nine one-room school houses. As the years went by, population changes affected the location and number of schools in the area. State requirements began to determine ways that student's education would be handled. Regardless, education of the Brooklin students always remained a high priority for the town.

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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.

Site Pages

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Site Page

City of Brewer

Brewer is the gateway to coastal communities and Acadia National Park. The city along with Bangor also serves as a trading and distribution center for the coastal areas and towns and cities to the north with the total region having a population of approximately 250,000 people.

Site Page

Eastern Maine Medical Center

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

Site Page

Lincoln, Maine - Lincoln Center school, ca. 1950

When the Ella P. Burr School was built in 1956, the Lincoln Center school was converted to the VFW building.

My Maine Stories

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Story

My life as a revolutionary knitter
by Katharine Cobey

Moving to Maine and confronting knitting stereotypes

Story

Peter Spanos fled the genocide in Turkey to Maine
by anonymous

Peter Spanos fled the Greek genocide in Smyrna in 1922, coming to Maine to work as a fruit peddler

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How I broke the mold for women to serve in the military
by Mary D. McGuirk

My life and career as a USAF Nurse