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Historical Items

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Item 8812

'A Concise Statement' Shaker document, 1963

Contributed by: United Society of Shakers Date: 1790 Location: New Lebanon Media: Paper

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Item 8811

Herb catalog, United Society of Shakers, New Gloucester, 1864

Contributed by: United Society of Shakers Date: 1864 Location: New Gloucester; New Gloucester Media: Paper

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Item 6730

Shakers at winter sale, Poland Spring Resort

Contributed by: United Society of Shakers Date: circa 1920 Location: Poland Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.

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Westbrook Seminary: Educating Women

Westbrook Seminary, built on Stevens Plain in 1831, was founded to educate young men and young women. Seminaries traditionally were a form of advanced secondary education. Westbrook Seminary served an important function in admitting women students, for whom education was less available in the early and mid nineteenth century.

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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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United Society of Shakers

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Biddeford's Movers & Shakers

Biddeford's Movers & Shakers Photograph by Jaimee Beatson, Biddeford High School X Why do we see the name "Thacher" everywhere in Biddeford…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - EXHIBITS

… SHIPBUILDING IN BIDDEFORD BIDDEFORD'S MOVERS & SHAKERS THE CIVIL WAR & BIDDEFORD THE THURSDAY CLUB ARTISTS AND INVENTORS OF BIDDEFORD The…