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Historical Items

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Item 103750

Smyrna Mills church and parsonage, ca. 1908

Courtesy of Henry Gartley, an individual partner Date: circa 1908 Location: Smyrna Mills Media: Photograph

Item 54344

The Ledge Wood, US Route One, Biddeford, circa 1930

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1930 Location: Biddeford Media: Postcard

Item 79305

B.F. Thomas Store, East Dixfied, ca 1930

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Dixfield Media: Postcard

Exhibits

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West Baldwin Methodist Church

The West Baldwin Methodist Church, founded in 1826, was one of three original churches in Baldwin. While its location has remained the same, the church has undergone numerous changes to serve the changing community.

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Maine Eats: the food revolution starts here

From Maine's iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine's identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine's culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.

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Harry Lyon: An Old Sea Dog Takes to the Air

Through a chance meeting, Harry Lyon of Paris Hill became the navigator on the 1928 flight of the Southern Cross, the first trans-Pacific flight. His skill as a navigator, despite his lack of experience, was a key factor on the flight's success.

Site Pages

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - "Main Streets" of North Yarmouth and Cumberland

Route: Walnut Hill Road to New Gloucester Road (Route 115 to Route 231) Around 1740 settlers from Gloucester, Massachusetts had followed an early…

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - "Main Streets" of North Yarmouth and Cumberland

Route: Walnut Hill Road to New Gloucester Road (Route 115 to Route 231) Around 1740 settlers from Gloucester, Massachusetts had followed an early…

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Surry by the Bay - Early Twentieth Century

… in a Model T Ford on the dirt road that was US Route 1 from Falmouth Foreside. If it rained, the clay roads were as slippery as snowy roads.

My Maine Stories

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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

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR