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Item 76567

Title: Muster committee New Year postcard, 1927

Contributed by: Town of Topsham

Date: 1927

Location: Newburyport

Media: postcard

Item 76568

Title: Androscoggin No. 2 at Westbrook muster, 1923

Contributed by: Town of Topsham

Date: 1923-07-04

Location: Westbrook

Media: photograph

Item 76585

Title: Crew of the Androscoggin No. 2, Old Town, 1965

Contributed by: Town of Topsham

Date: 1965-07-25

Location: Topsham; Old Town

Media: Photograph

Exhibits Showing 3 of 23 View All

Exhibit

Map of Maine, 1905

The Shape of Maine

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.

Exhibit

Iron axe head, Auburn, ca. 1700

Indians, Furs, and Economics

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.

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.

Sites Showing 3 of 16 View All

Site

Team of trained moose, Caribou, 1942

Caribou Public Library

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site

Harvesting grain, Skowhegan, ca. 1920

Skowhegan Community History

The history of a town bordered by the Kennebec and Sandy Rivers as depicted by students from Skowhegan Area Middle School working in close proximity with members of the Skowhegan Historical Society. Exhibits include the Skowhegan Island, farming, log drives, Benedict Arnold’s March, early settlement, Bloomfield Academy, Lakewood Theater, and the Abenakis.

Site

Mono Aircraft Company, Presque Isle, 1935

Presque Isle: The Star City

The history of a northern Maine community as told by an array of local institutions and organizations. Site contributors include University of Maine at Presque Isle, Presque Isle Historical Society, Mark and Emily Turner Memorial Library, Presque Isle Middle School. Some of the topics include historic buildings, potato farming, transportation and the Aroostook Valley Railroad.