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Item 28537

Victorian House, Lubec, ca. 1906

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1915 Location: Lubec Media: Photograph on card

Item 80349

Walter Wotton house, Friendship, ca. 1907

Contributed by: Friendship Museum Date: circa 1907 Location: Friendship Media: Photographic print

Item 80351

The Sherman Jameson house, Friendship, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Havener family through Friendship Museum Date: circa 1915 Location: Friendship Media: Photographic print


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Valentines Day cards have long been a way to express feelings of romance or love for family or friends. These early Valentines Day cards suggest the ways in which the expression of those sentiments has changed over time.


Presque Isle and the Civil War

Presque Isle had fewer than 1,000 residents in 1860, but it still felt the impact of the Civil War. About half of the town's men went off to war. Of those, a third died. The effects of the war were widespread in the small community.


Debates Over Suffrage

While numerous Mainers worked for and against woman suffrage in the state in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, some also worked on the national level, seeking a federal amendment to allow women the right to vote

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Historic Hallowell - Portrait of the Proprietor

… Revival house in 1866 and selected a rather grandiose version of the mansard design for his clapboard dwelling. It was “Victorianized” in 1875.

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Norridgewock Historical Society

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - The Mall on West Main Street

Fine examples of Greek Revival, Gothic Revival, Italianate and Victorian architecture reflect the affluence of the times.