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Item 100056

Title: Water Witch, Waldoboro, ca. 1838

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department

Date: circa 1776

Location: Waldoboro

Media: Wood, metal

Item 82262

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

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department

Date: circa 1945

Location: Waldoboro

Media: photograph

Item 100115

Title: 175th anniversary Fire Department, Waldoboro, 2013

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department

Date: 2013-08-10

Location: Waldoboro

Media: Photograph

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Exhibit

Map of coastal Maine forts, 1723

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

Water Witch, Waldoboro, ca. 1838

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

Glooskap Setting His Dogs on the Witches, ca. 1884

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.

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Site

Maternity, Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1895

Historic Hallowell

The history of the smallest city in Maine as created by a team consisting of the Hallowell Area Board of Trade, Hubbard Free Library, The Row House, Vaughan Homestead Foundation, Hallowell Firemen’s Association, and students from Hall-Dale Middle School. Topics covered include: natural disasters, the granite industry and other industries central to the development of the city, firefighters and police, Hallowell’s contribution to modern medicine, the Kennebec River, and more.