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Historical Items

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Item 102726

John Calvin Stevens asleep in his library, Portland, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Portland Media: Albumen print

Item 102725

John Calvin Stevens, Portland, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Portland Media: Photographic Print

Item 15633

Harry Hayman Cochrane, Monmouth, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Monmouth Museum Date: circa 1905 Location: Monmouth Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Educating Oneself: Carnegie Libraries

Industrialist Andrew Carnegie gave grants for 20 libraries in Maine between 1897 and 1912, specifying that the town own the land, set aside funds for maintenance, have room to expand -- and offer library services at no charge.

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Good Will-Hinckley: Building a Landscape

The landscape at the Good Will-Hinckley campus in Fairfield was designed to help educate and influence the orphans and other needy children at the school and home.

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Drawing Together: Art of the Longfellows

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is best know as a poet, but he also was accomplished in drawing and music. He shared his love of drawing with most of his siblings. They all shared the frequent activity of drawing and painting with their children. The extended family included many professional as well as amateur artists, and several architects.

Site Pages

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Maine Historic Preservation Commission

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Architect William Keith

Architect William Keith The William Keith House, Thomaston, ca. 1960sItem Contributed byThomaston Historical Society William R.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Architect James Overlock

Architect James Overlock The Overlock House, Thomaston, ca. 1960Item Contributed byThomaston Historical Society During the mid 19th century…