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Item 22438

Title: Walker Art Building, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1910

Location: Brunswick

Media: Glass negative

Item 81565

Title: Walker Memorial Library Reading Room, Westbrook, 1943

Contributed by: Walker Memorial Library

Date: 1943-11-07

Location: ME

Media: Photograph

Item 22439

Title: Walker Art Building, Bowdoin College, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1910

Location: Brunswick

Media: Glass negative

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Exhibit

Trustees' Office, Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, ca. 1915

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.

Exhibit

Vice presidential campaign poster, 1968

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.

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Site

Portrait of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1881

Bowdoin College Museum of Art

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site

Somes Sound, Mt. Desert Island, ca.1900

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature

Highlights from the history of what is perhaps the most popular tourist destination in Maine. The site was created by a partnership between MDI High School, Mount Desert Elementary School, and a number of supporting organizations: Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor Historical Society, the Jesup Memorial Library, Great Harbor Maritime Museum, and the Maine Granite Industry Historical Society. Exhibits cover Northeast Harbor, the Granite industry, Bar Harbor’s Building of Arts, the Green Mountain Railway, the Bryants and the Rockefellers, and steamboats.

Site

Fales Edgarton House, Thomaston, ca. 1870

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea

The history of a town on the northern bank of the St. George River, as told by representatives from Thomaston Historical Society, Thomaston Public Library, Montpelier: the General Henry Knox Museum, and students from Georges Valley High School. Architecture, General Knox, the Civil War, the Great Depression, and the state prison are some of the topics covered.