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Historical Items

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Item 35828

Marshall Phillips letter about Cold Harbor, 1864

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1864 Media: Pencil on paper

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Item 96825

Boothbay Harbor's west side cold storage building, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Boothbay Region Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Boothbay Harbor Media: Photographic print

Item 54459

W.B. Adams from Cold Harbor, Va., 1864

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1864 Location: Cold Harbor Media: Ink on paper

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Tax Records

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Item 62128

11-15 Maple Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: New England Cold Storage Company Use: Storage - Cold

Item 86278

10-12 Central Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Central Wharf Cold Storage Company Use: Cold Storage

Item 86269

10A Central Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Central Wharf Cold Storage Company Use: Office

Exhibits

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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.

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Samantha Smith's Questions

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.

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Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Moving to Maine: There to Here - Page 1 of 3

When they saw people playing and rolling around in the cold powder, my parents thought they were absolutely crazy.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - SEE NOTES Ladies Third Annual Banquet. Farmington, Maine. 1893. Menu.

The cold February night was no deterrence for the gala as 130 persons attended. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory…

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Historic Hallowell - Ice Storm In Hallowell

Cold and me don’t mix so well. Enduring blistering winds and never-ending power outages. See what I mean? Tree branches are snapping, and ice is…

My Maine Stories

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Langdon Burton and the Cold, Wet Tourists
by Phil Tedrick

A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman

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Finding and cooking fiddleheads with my parents
by Brian J. Theriault

My father has been picking and eating fiddleheads almost all his life, Mom prepares and stores them

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In the midst of the tragedy of war, there are humorous moments
by Roger Ek, Seawolf 25

Never leave beer with the PBRs