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Historical Items (96)  |  Tax Records (0)  |  Exhibits (11)  |  Sites (13)  | 

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Item 79517

Title: Prize clock, Androscoggin No. 2 muster, 1886

Contributed by: Town of Topsham

Date: 1886-08-26

Location: Gardiner

Media: metal

Item 37516

Title: Ship’s clock, Lubec, ca 1930

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Lubec

Media: Metal, glass

Item 10585

Title: 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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Exhibit

Mary King Scrimgeour dress, Lewiston, ca. 1895

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.

Exhibit

Edith Knight Moulton, ca. 1900

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.

Exhibit

Home for Thanksgiving, 1898

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.

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Site

First Parish Church, Portland, ca. 1890

First Parish in Portland

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Site

A Morning View of Blue Hill Village, 1824

Jonathan Fisher Memorial

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Site

Residence of Hannibal Hamlin, Paris, ca. 1900

Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum

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