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Historical Items

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Item 26988

Islesboro Town Meeting, 1933

Contributed by: Islesboro Historical Society Date: 1933 Location: Islesboro Media: Photographic print

Item 12349

Topsham Town Hall, 1954

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society Date: 1954 Location: Topsham Media: Photograph, print

Item 16435

Sanford Town Hall, ca. 1900

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

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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The Sanitary Commission: Meeting Needs of Soldiers, Families

The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.

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Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Meeting at Koussinok

Meeting at Koussinok Kennebec River Item Contributed byHubbard Free Library Late in the fall of 1625 a small boat with seven men aboard slowly…

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Blue Hill, Maine - Meet Blue Hill's Project Team

… to serving the area's small towns and invested in meeting the needs of each student. The Academy offers a challenging, comprehensive program of…

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Town of Topsham History Committee

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

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

Story

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.