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Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library
Location: Bangor; Skowhegan
Media: Black and white cartoon drawing
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1851
People have advocated for peace -- as well as participating in the nation's and state's wars -- for centuries. The voices for peace are as varied as a Christian-inspired man in the early 19th century to a young girl in the late 20th century.
In 1873, a group of men, mostly from Portland, formed the second known hiking club in the U.S., the White Mountain Club of Portland, to carry out their scientific interests, their love of hiking and camaraderie, and their artistic interests in painting and drawing the features of several of the White Mountains.