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Item 23497

Title: Bentwood container, ca. 1820

Contributed by: Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine

Date: circa 1820

Media: Wood

Item 21146

Title: Linseed oil container

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: New Sweden

Media: wood

Item 22992

Title: Dinner pail, Mapleton, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Haystack Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Location: Mapleton

Media: enameled steel

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Dee's Ice Cream Pint, Brunswick, ca. 1950

How Sweet It Is

Desserts have always been a special treat. For centuries, Mainers have enjoyed something sweet as a nice conclusion to a meal or celebrate a special occasion. But many things have changed over the years: how cooks learn to make desserts, what foods and tools were available, what was important to people.

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Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House, Westport Island, ca. 1858

Mural mystery in Westport Island's Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House

The Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House, a well-preserved Greek Revival house on Westport Island, has a mystery contained within--a panoramic narrative mural. The floor-to-ceiling mural contains eight painted panels that create a colorful coastal seascape which extends through the front hallway and up the stairwell. The name of the itinerant painter has been lost over time, can you help us solve the mystery of who he or she was?

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Oriental Powder Mills gunpowder keg, Gorham and Windham, ca. 1860

Gunpowder for the Civil War

The gunpowder mills at Gambo Falls in Windham and Gorham produced about a quarter of the gunpowder used by Union forces during the Civil War. The complex contained as many as 50 buildings.

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Drawing of Artemus Ward

Waterford Historical Society

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Fairmont Speeder

Fort Kent Historical Society

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Paddy Wagon, Bangor

Bangor Police Museum

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