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Historical Items

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Item 17516

Brunswick Naval Air Station Shore Patrol, ca. 1945

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society Date: circa 1945 Location: Brunswick Media: Photographic print

Item 16653

Joan Blondell, Presque Isle, 1942

Contributed by: Presque Isle Air Museum Date: 1942 Location: Presque Isle Media: Photographic print

Item 16665

Army Airfield Headquarters, Presque Isle, 1943

Contributed by: Presque Isle Air Museum Date: 1943 Location: Presque Isle Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Harry Lyon: An Old Sea Dog Takes to the Air

Through a chance meeting, Harry Lyon of Paris Hill became the navigator on the 1928 flight of the Southern Cross, the first trans-Pacific flight. His skill as a navigator, despite his lack of experience, was a key factor on the flight's success.

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Summer Camps

Maine is home to dozens of summer-long youth camps and untold numbers of day camps that take advantage of water, woods, and fresh air. While the children, counselors, and other staff come to Maine in the summer, the camps live on throughout the year and throughout the lives of many of the campers.

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Rebecca Usher: 'To Succor the Suffering Soldiers'

Rebecca Usher of Hollis was 41 and single when she joined the Union nursing service at the U.S. General Hospital at Chester, Pennsylvania. Her time there and later at City Point, Virginia, were defining experiences of her life.

Site Pages

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 3 of 4

Transportation Through the Years Air Meet at Portland Airport in Scarborough, 1928Item Contributed byScarborough Historical Society & Museum…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 2 of 4

… Trolleys: The Electrics Come to Town Open Air Trolley, Scarborough, ca. 1910Item Contributed byScarborough Historical Society & Museum As…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 3 of 4

… Scarborough complex became a flying school and air show site, but it shut down completely in the 1950s.

My Maine Stories

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Apple Time - a visit to the ancestral farm
by Randy Randall

Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.

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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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Welcome home Sgt. Cunningham
by Donald C Cunningham

It was great to be back in Maine.