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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
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.
Samantha Smith, a Manchester schoolgirl, gained international fame in 1983 by asking Soviet leader Yuri Andropov whether he intended to start a nuclear war and then visiting the Soviet Union to be reassured that no one there wanted war.
Valentines Day cards have long been a way to express feelings of romance or love for family or friends. These early Valentines Day cards suggest the ways in which the expression of those sentiments has changed over time.
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By 1926 the road was improved enough so that he submitted another cartoon and poem, concluding, "Well, Mr.
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