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Historical Items

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Item 6334

Portland Federal Volunteers report, 1800

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1800-07-04 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 7707

Volunteers, Maine Medical Center, 1965

Contributed by: Maine Medical Center Archives Date: 1965 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 76321

Soldiers' Memorial, 25th Regiment Maine Volunteers Co. B, ca. 1865

Contributed by: Prince Memorial Library Date: circa 1865 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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Waldoboro Fire Department's 175 Years

While the town of Waldoboro was chartered in 1773, it began organized fire protection in 1838 with a volunteer fire department and a hand pump fire engine, the Water Witch.

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Lt. Charles Bridges: Getting Ahead in the Army

Sgt. Charles Bridges of Co. B of the 2nd Maine Infantry was close to the end of his two years' enlistment in early 1863 when he took advantage of an opportunity for advancement by seeking and getting a commission as an officer in the 3rd Regiment U.S. (Colored) Volunteers.

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Capt. Grenville F. Sparrow, 17th Maine

Grenville F. Sparrow of Portland was 25 when he answered Lincoln's call for more troops to fight the Confederates. He enlisted in Co. A of Maine's 17th Volunteer Infantry regiment. He fought in 30 battles between 1862 and the war's end in 1865.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Hallowell's Volunteer Fireman's Budget

Hallowell's Volunteer Fireman's Budget Nicole Freeze, Lexi Larochelle & Jarrett Williams Annual Report, Hallowell, 1907Item Contributed…

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Historic Hallowell - Volunteer Firefighters and their Fire Clothes

Volunteer firefighters have other jobs for an income. The volunteers also do training, fundraising, equipment, and maintenance.

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Life on a Tidal River - Cohen MCHP Volunteers in the Classroon and Library

Cohen MCHP Volunteers in the Classroon and Library We could not have accomplished this task this year without the help of our community volunteers.

My Maine Stories

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How 20 years in the Navy turned me into an active volunteer
by Joy Asuncion

My service didn't end when I retired from the Navy

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Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES
by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne

Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII

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I was a regional volunteer coordinator for the Women’s March
by Erica McNally

Erica McNally's experiences in Washington at the Women's March, 2017