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Item 14422

Title: Trophy Cup Fancy Basket

Contributed by: Abbe Museum

Date: circa 1900

Media: ash, sweetgrass

Item 12954

Title: Potato Basket, Littleton, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum

Date: circa 1940

Location: Littleton

Media: ash splints

Item 14430

Title: Pedestal Fruit Bowl Basket

Contributed by: Abbe Museum

Date: circa 1930

Media: ash, sweetgrass, Hong Kong cord

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Ladies surround child on small slide at a children's party at Biddeford Pool, 1917

May Baskets, a Dog, and a Party for Children

Two women thinking intruders were coming into their Biddeford Pool home, let the dog out to chase them away. Later, they discovered the truth about the noise at their door.


Wabanaki trade brooch, ca. 1780

Gifts From Gluskabe: Maine Indian Artforms

According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.


Girls playing basketball, Naples, ca. 1930

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.