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Contributed by: Blue Hill Public Library
Location: Blue Hill
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Franco-American Collection
Location: Lewiston; Berlin
Media: Wood, yarn, metal
The boundaries of Maine are the product of international conflict, economic competition, political fights, and contested development. The boundaries are expressions of human values; people determined the shape of Maine.
When Europeans arrived in North America and disrupted traditional Native American patterns of life, they also offered other opportunities: trade goods for furs. The fur trade had mixed results for the Wabanaki.
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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… a gathering of antique equipment for the use of competition and display, musters were a source of games, family bonding, new friendships…
… equipment by Pepperell Manufacturing, but the commitment to research and the community resulted in a competitive and profitable new product.
The railroad therefore had a major impact on competition for Maine farmers. Because of all this competition, Maine farmers had to get together and…
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by Earlene Chadbourne
Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima
by David Chessey
MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR