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Historical Items

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Item 31637

McArthur Public Library commemorative tea cup, Biddeford, ca. 1905

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1905 Location: Biddeford Media: china

Item 31600

Mark on commemorative tea cup, Biddeford, ca. 1905

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1905 Location: Biddeford Media: china

Item 79605

National House Hotel commemorate plate, Dixfield, ca. 1860

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society Date: circa 1860 Location: Dixfield Media: round china plate

Exhibits

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400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most debated topics of debate in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people--the Wabanaki--permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.

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Home: The Longfellow House & the Emergence of Portland

The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.

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World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.