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Item 34733

John Marshall Brown private notebook, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1862 - 1863

Media: Ink on paper; leather

Item 35586

John Marshall Brown, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1870

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

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Scouts and guides with the Army of the Potomac

Maine's 20th Regiment

The War was not going well for the Union and in the summer of 1862, when President Lincoln called for an additional 300,000 troops, it was not a surprise to see so many men enlist in an attempt to bring proper leadership into the Army.

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Fire lookout at Agamenticus Mountain, ca. 1920

Looking Out: Maine's Fire Towers

Maine, the most heavily forested state in the nation, had the first continuously operational fire lookout tower, beginning a system of fire prevention that lasted much of the twentieth century.

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Rockefeller Drive, Mt. Desert Island, ca. 1935

Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.

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Scenic view of Patten Bay, Surry, ca. 1960

Surry by the Bay - Late Twentieth Century

Late Twentieth Century Scenic view of Patten Bay, Surry, ca. 1960Item Contributed bySurry Historical Society Changes By 1950, Surry's…

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Emery O. Bonsey, Newbury Neck, ca. 1910

Surry by the Bay - Early Twentieth Century

Early Twentieth Century Daily Living During the Jazz Age of 1920s, Surry had some specialized schools, including a dancing school and a singing…

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Blue Hill Inn construction, Blue Hill, 1892

Blue Hill, Maine - Discover the Story of Blue Hill - Page 3 of 4

During the early years of the twentieth century, upscale cottages were built along the shore. In 1913, Josiah Newton Davidson, a Pittsburgh banker…