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Item 80960

Martha Osgood letter on visits from friends, Hollis, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1862 Location: Hollis Media: Ink on paper

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Item 17065

Hopalong Cassidy Visits Fryeburg, ca. 1947

Contributed by: Fryeburg Historical Society Date: circa 1947 Location: Fryeburg Media: Photographic print

Item 156

Theodore Roosevelt visiting Portland, 1902

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1902-08-26 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print


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Samantha Smith's Questions

Samantha Smith, a Manchester schoolgirl, gained international fame in 1983 by asking Soviet leader Yuri Andropov whether he intended to start a nuclear war and then visiting the Soviet Union to be reassured that no one there wanted war.


Presidents and Campaigns

Several Mainers have run for president or vice president, a number of presidents, past presidents, and future presidents have had ties to the state or visited here, and, during campaign season, many presidential candidates and their family members have brought their campaigns to Maine.


This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War

For Mainers like many other people in both the North and the South, the Civil War, which lasted from 1861-1865, had a profound effect on their lives. Letters, artifacts, relics, and other items saved by participants at home and on the battlefield help illuminate the nature of the Civil War experience for Mainers.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Potato Harvest Memories - Page 3 of 5

Potato Harvest Memories Click here to visit Richard Rand's Harvesting Potatoes. Potato Barrel Truck, Presque IsleItem Contributed byPresque…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Pvt. Ardine Richardson visits Fremont Allen family, Strong, ca. 1918 Item 66657 infoStrong Historical Society Fred Ardine…

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Guilford, Maine - STUDENT CORNER

… Community Middle School Students PCMS Students Visit Bangor Daily News PCMS Students visit to Bangor Daily News X Read the Guilford History…

My Maine Stories

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Apple Time - a visit to the ancestral farm
by Randy Randall

Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.


My Italian grandparents and visiting their homeland
by Sherry Judd

A story about my Italian ancestors in Maine and how I found my family in Italy.


USCG Boot Camp Experience, Vietnam War era
by Peter S. Morgan, Jr.

"Letters to the Wall" Memorial Day