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Contributed by: Seashore Trolley Museum
Date: circa 1910
Title: Mast shave, Warren, ca. 1856
Contributed by: Davistown Museum
Date: circa 1856
Media: Cast steel, wood and brass
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Address: 188 Warren Avenue, Portland, 1924
Owner in 1924: Alice G. Shaw
Address: 26 Warren Avenue, Portland, 1924
Owner in 1924: Southworth Machine Company
Settlers' clothing had to be durable and practical to hold up against hard work and winters. From the 1700s to the mid 1800s, the women of Maine learned to sew by making samplers.
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.
Rebecca Usher of Hollis was 41 and single when she joined the Union nursing service at the U.S. General Hospital at Chester, Pennsylvania. Her time there and later at City Point, Virginia, were defining experiences of her life.