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Item 74853

Title: Electrical first-aid booklet, 1915

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1915

Media: Ink on paper

Item 74441

Title: CMP First Aid Team, Rockland, 1929

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1929

Location: Rockland

Media: Photograph

Item 74854

Title: Electric shock first-aid poster, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1910

Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibit

Reddy Kilowatt lapel pin, ca. 1955

Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

Exhibit

Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Congress Street, Portland, ca. 1890

Home: The Longfellow House & the Emergence of Portland

The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.