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Historical Items

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Item 103297

National Youth Administration cabin, Houlton, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1940 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 103298

The National Youth Administration hangar with planes, Houlton, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1940 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 23405

National Youth Administration, Quoddy Village Pageant, 1937

Contributed by: National Archives at Boston Date: 1937-07-05 Location: Eastport Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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.

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The Swinging Bridge: Walking Across the Androscoggin

Built in 1892 to entice workers at the Cabot Manufacturing Corporation in Brunswick to move to newly built housing in Topsham, the Androscoggin Pedestrian "Swinging" Bridge or Le Petit Pont quickly became important to many people traveling between the two communities.

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A Brief History of Colby College

Colby originated in 1813 as Maine Literary and Theological Institution and is now a small private liberal arts college of about 1,800 students. A timeline of the history and development of Colby College from 1813 until the present.

Site Pages

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Lubec, Maine - Klondike: Lubec's Gold from Sea Water Hoax

… Lubec demanding information from the unfortunate administrators who were left holding the bag, apparently unaware of the swindle.

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

… the British and commanded to bear a part in the administration of their affairs being (as they say) within their jurisdiction; on the other hand…

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Nylander Museum

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