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Item 1403

Title: Chase House, Wiscasset, 1939

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1939-07-19

Location: Wiscasset

Media: Black and white photograph

Item 71176

Title: Bird's-eye view of Wiscasset, 1878

Contributed by: Boston Public Library

Date: 1878

Location: Wiscasset

Media: Ink on paper; lithograph

Item 20154

Title: Christmas supplement announcement, Wiscasset, ca. 1872

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1872

Location: Wiscasset

Media: Ink on paper

Exhibits Showing 3 of 6 View All

Exhibit

 Capt. MacMillan's departure, Wiscasset, 1925

Wiscasset's Arctic Connection

Scientist, author and explorer Donald B. MacMillan established Wiscasset as his homeport for many of the voyages he made to the Arctic region starting in the early 1920s.

Exhibit

Maine Yankee, Wiscasset, 1987

Nuclear Energy for Maine?

Maine Yankee Nuclear Power Plant in Wiscasset generated electricity from 1972 until 1996. Activists concerned about the plant's safety led three unsuccessful referendum campaigns in the 1980s to shut it down.

Exhibit

Notice of Daniel Webster death, Portland, 1852

A Riot of Words: Ballads, Posters, Proclamations and Broadsides

Imagine a day 150 years ago. Looking down a side street, you see the buildings are covered with posters and signs.

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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.

Site

Hampden Highlands Post Office, circa 1908

Highlighting Historical Hampden

An introduction to Hampden history as presented by students from Reeds Brook Middle School, the Edythe L. Dyer Community Library, and Hampden Historical Society. Areas focused on include early settlement, expansion, Riverside Park, Hampden Academy, important residents, shipyards, the War of 1812, and more.