Keywords: Twentieth Maine Volunteers
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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: 1862 - 1863
Media: Ink on paper; leather
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.
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.
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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Late Twentieth Century Scenic view of Patten Bay, Surry, ca. 1960Item Contributed bySurry Historical Society Changes By 1950, Surry's…
Early Twentieth Century Daily Living During the Jazz Age of 1920s, Surry had some specialized schools, including a dancing school and a singing…
During the early years of the twentieth century, upscale cottages were built along the shore. In 1913, Josiah Newton Davidson, a Pittsburgh banker…