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Historical Items

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Mystery Corner Item

Item 49573

Unidentified young man, Freeport, ca. 1910

Mystery Corner Item Do you know this dapper young man?

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Freeport Media: Photographic print

Item 28987

Young man wearing sealskin clothes, Rockland, 1891

Contributed by: Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center Date: 1891 Location: Rockland Media: paper; photograph

Item 37156

Alney Chase as a young man, ca. 1865

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1865 Media: Tintype

Exhibits

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Longfellow: The Man Who Invented America

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was a man and a poet of New England conscience. He was influenced by his ancestry and his Portland boyhood home and experience.

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War Through the Eyes of a Young Sailor

Eager to deal with the "Sesech" [Secessionists], young deepwater sailor John Monroe Dillingham of Freeport enlisted in the U.S. Navy as soon as he returned from a long voyage in 1862. His letters and those of his family offer first-hand insight into how one individual viewed the war.

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John Y. Merrill: Leeds Farmer, Entrepreneur, & More

John Y. Merrill of Leeds (1823-1898) made terse entries in diaries he kept for 11 years. His few words still provide a glimpse into the life of a mid 18th century farmer, who also made shoes, quarried stone, moved barns, made healing salves -- and was active in civic affairs.

Site Pages

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Life on a Tidal River - William S. Cohen, The Man and the School

William S. Cohen, The Man and the School William S. Cohen ca. 1944Item courtesy of the University of Maine Special Collections.

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor Man Rats Out Brady Gang - Page 1 of 2

Bangor Man Rats Out Brady Gang Everett S. "Shep" Hurd, Bangor, 1932Item Contributed byBangor Historical Society Text by the 7th Grade Maine…

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Surry by the Bay - Phebe Fowler: A Woman of Property

… Phebe’s third husband was Olin Fowler – a young man from Lubec whose father was an itinerant Methodist preacher.

My Maine Stories

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The Journey Home
by Gina Brooks

I am a Maliseet artist from the St. Mary’s First Nation, my work is about our connection to the land

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Learning to fly and instructing cadets at West Point during WWII
by Vera Cleaves

West Point during World War II

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The Wall
by Michael Uhl

What it means to have beaten the odds