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Historical Items

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Item 79517

Prize clock, Androscoggin No. 2 muster, 1886

Contributed by: Town of Topsham Date: 1886-08-26 Location: Gardiner Media: metal

Item 37516

Ship’s clock, Lubec, ca 1930

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Lubec Media: Metal, glass

Item 10585

Banjo clock owned by Knox family, ca. 1835

Contributed by: Montpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum Date: circa 1835 Location: Thomaston; Boston Media: wood, metal, glass, paint


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Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.


The Arrival of Winter

The astronomical arrival of winter -- also known as the winter solstice -- marks the year's shortest day and the season of snow and cold. It usually arrives on December 21.


Giving Thanks

Cultures from the ancient Greeks and Chinese to contemporary societies have set aside time to give thanks, especially for the harvest. In 1941, the United States set a permanent date for the observance.

Site Pages

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Blue Hill, Maine - Craftsman

Its placement makes it appear to be a grandfather clock and every portion of it was hand made by Jonathan Fisher.

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Lincoln, Maine - Methodist Church, Lincoln, ca. 1925

The town clock is in the vestry of the church and was a gift from Isaac Burton. The clock first struck on Nov.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

The bell was donated by Washington Libby, Esq. of Chicago, Illinois. The clock was donated after 1910 by Cora A. Worthley.

My Maine Stories

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Working at International Paper and being part of the community
by Gary Desjardens

Working for International Paper and volunteering for the Special Olympics of America