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Historical Items

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Item 76567

Muster committee New Year postcard, 1927

Contributed by: Town of Topsham Date: 1927-10-12 Location: Newburyport Media: Postcard

Item 76568

Androscoggin No. 2 at Westbrook muster, 1923

Contributed by: Town of Topsham Date: 1923-07-04 Location: Westbrook Media: Photographic print

Item 76585

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

Contributed by: Town of Topsham Date: 1965-07-25 Location: Topsham; Old Town Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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.

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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.

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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.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - The Fireman's Musters in Hallowell

… a gathering of antique equipment for the use of competition and display, musters were a source of games, family bonding, new friendships…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Francis Spencer

… equipment by Pepperell Manufacturing, but the commitment to research and the community resulted in a competitive and profitable new product.

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Skowhegan Community History - Farming in the Skowhegan Area

The railroad therefore had a major impact on competition for Maine farmers. Because of all this competition, Maine farmers had to get together and…

My Maine Stories

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My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR