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Item 17999

Title: Union Station, Bangor, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society

Date: circa 1955

Location: Bangor

Media: Photograph

Item 5261

Title: West W. Cooper, Union, 1861

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1861

Location: Union

Media: Black and white photograph hand colored

Item 17668

Title: Union Square Hotel, Houlton, c. 1890

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1890

Location: Houlton

Media: Photograph

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Item 86731

Address: Storage, Union Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Union Wharf Proprietors

Use: Storage

Item 93800

Address: Storage, Union Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Proprietors Union Wharf

Use: Storage

Item 86709

Address: Wharfingers Tool House, Union Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Union Wharf Proprietors

Use: Wharfingers Tool House

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West W. Cooper, Union, 1861

For the Union: Civil War Deaths

More than 9,000 Maine soldiers and sailors died during the Civil War while serving with Union forces. This exhibit tells the stories of a few of those men.


Bakers and Confectioners trade banner, Portland, 1841

A Celebration of Skilled Artisans

The Maine Charitable Mechanic Association, an organization formed to promote and support skilled craftsmen, celebrated civic pride and members' trades with a parade through Portland on Oct. 8, 1841 at which they displayed 17 painted linen banners with graphic and textual representations of the artisans' skills.


Reddy Kilowatt lapel pin, ca. 1955

Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.