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Item 10324

West Quoddy Head Lighthouse

Contributed by: West Quoddy Head Light Keepers Association

Date: circa 1950

Location: Lubec

Media: Photograph

Item 10326

Marion Hood, West Quoddy Head Lighthouse, 1951

Contributed by: West Quoddy Head Light Keepers Association

Date: 1951-06-10

Location: Lubec

Media: Photograph

Item 37510

West Quoddy Head Light, Lubec, ca. 1860

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: circa 1860

Location: Lubec

Media: Photograph

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Item 87045

White property, West Path West Point, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: John H. White

Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 89991

Summer Dwelling, West End, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Alice M. Bracey

Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 84543

29 West Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Fred M. Leavitt

Use: Dwelling

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Methodist Church, West Baldwin, ca. 1900

West Baldwin Methodist Church

The West Baldwin Methodist Church, founded in 1826, was one of three original churches in Baldwin. While its location has remained the same, the church has undergone numerous changes to serve the changing community.


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Loading ice, Presque Isle Stream, 1946

Ice: A Maine Commodity

Maine's frozen rivers and lakes provided an economic opportunity. The state shipped thousands of tons of ice to ports along the East Coast and to the West Indies that workers had cut and packed in sawdust for shipment or later use.


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Hannah Pierce, Baldwin, ca. 1860

Independence and Challenges: The Life of Hannah Pierce

Hannah Pierce (1788-1873) of West Baldwin, who remained single, was the educated daughter of a moderately wealthy landowner and businessman. She stayed at the family farm throughout her life, operating the farm and her various investments -- always in close touch with her siblings.

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Bobby Gray at icicle-covered cliffs below lighthouse

West Quoddy Head Light Keepers Association

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


Ox Cart at N.W. Marston's Store, South Lubec, ca. 1880

Lubec, Maine

A history of the easternmost town in Maine as created by the Lubec Historical Society, Lubec Consolidated School, Lubec Landmarks, and Lubec Memorial Library. Exhibits include the sardine and herring industries, the Sardine Queen, the West Quoddy Head Lighthouse, the 1911 Centennial Celebration, the S. S. Cumberland Steamer, the gold hoax, an important community quilt, a tragic boating accident, and the blizzard of 1934, among others.


Bridge Under Construction at East New Portland November 29th, 1923

New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future

A multi-village history of this western Maine town as created by students and teachers from MSAD #74, the New Portland Community Library, and the New Portland Historical Society. Exhibits are divided into sections examining North New Portland Village, East New Portland Village, and West New Portland Village.

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Learning to fly and instructing cadets at West Point during WWII

by Vera Cleaves

West Point during World War II


How I broke the mold for women to serve in the military

by Mary D. McGuirk

My life and career as a USAF Nurse


I have thought about Vietnam almost every day for 48 years

by Ted Heselton

Working as a heavy equipment operator in Vietnam