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Historical Items

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Item 33400

Town fountain and watering trough, Blue Hill, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Blue Hill Historical Society Date: 1902 Location: Blue Hill Media: Postcard

Item 35023

Upper Water Street with Mowry building, Lubec, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Item 41723

Lubec Trust and Banking Company, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Matt Hoopes through Lubec Memorial Library Date: circa 1910 Location: Lubec Media: Lithographed postcard

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The Arrival of Winter

The astronomical arrival of winter -- also known as the winter solstice -- marks the year's shortest day and the season of snow and cold. It usually arrives on December 21.

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Maine Eats: the food revolution starts here

From Maine's iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine's identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine's culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.

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Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Odd Fellows Hall

… and a concession area that still holds a metal trough for icing drinks. The third floor is reserved for I.O.O.F. members.

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Otisfield Historical Society

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

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - North New Portland Village

Another old landmark, “the old watering trough” sat in the square at the North Village, it was made by Charles Harris and maintained by Warren…