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Historical Items

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Item 100056

Water Witch, Waldoboro, ca. 1838

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department Date: circa 1838 Location: Waldoboro Media: Wood, metal

Item 82262

Firemen and Fire Engine 1, 'Water Witch,' Waldoboro, ca. 1945

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department Date: circa 1945 Location: Waldoboro Media: Photographic print

Item 100115

175th anniversary Fire Department, Waldoboro, 2013

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department Date: 2013-08-10 Location: Waldoboro Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Exhibit

The Devil and the Wilderness

Anglo-Americans in northern New England sometimes interpreted their own anxieties about the Wilderness, their faith, and their conflicts with Native Americans as signs that the Devil and his handmaidens, witches, were active in their midst.

Exhibit

Waldoboro Fire Department's 175 Years

While the town of Waldoboro was chartered in 1773, it began organized fire protection in 1838 with a volunteer fire department and a hand pump fire engine, the Water Witch.

Exhibit

Gluskap of the Wabanaki

Creation and other cultural tales are important to framing a culture's beliefs and values -- and passing those on. The Wabanaki -- Maliseet, Micmac, Passamaquoddy and Penobscot -- Indians of Maine and Nova Scotia tell stories of a cultural hero/creator, a giant who lived among them and who promised to return.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Ice Storm Comparisons

… days for everything to thaw out of its ice prison witch still made the surface slippery and dangerous for the residents.