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Historical Items

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Item 102286

Old man with full beard, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Stanley Museum on deposit at Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Media: Glass Negative

Item 9460

F. E. Stanley, Lewiston, ca. 1882

Contributed by: Stanley Museum Date: circa 1882 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 37167

George M. Howe daguerreotype, Portland, ca. 1855

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1855 Location: Portland Media: Daguerreotype

Exhibits

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Poland Spring: Summering in Fashion

During the Gilded Age at the end of the nineteenth century, Americans sought to leave increasing urban, industrialized lives for the health and relaxation of the country. The Poland Spring resort, which offered a beautiful setting, healing waters, and many amenities, was one popular destination.

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Picturing Henry

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's popularity in the 19th century is reflected by the number of images of him -- in a variety of media -- that were produced and reproduced, some to go with published works of his, but many to be sold to the public on cards and postcards.

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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.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Guilford, Maine - Special Events

… team with all the players sporting long dark beards and uniforms, and the Colored Giants, an all-Negro team renowned for their razzle-dazzle.