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Contributed by: Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine
Date: circa 1820
Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society
Date: circa 1930
Location: New Sweden
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.
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?
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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… 31838 infoNorth Yarmouth Historical Society A collapsible metal cup which fit neatly into a container with lid was part of Luther's mess kit.
made multi-colored lacquered napkin rings. These would be used to decoratively contain cloth napkings in a formal table setting.
This image is contained in the nine-volume published collection of photographs titled, "Art Work of Aroostook County, Maine," Chicago, 1895, v.
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by Hugh J. Chisholm
Hugh J. Chisholm founded International Paper, which was the world's largest paper company in 1898.
by Phil Tedrick
A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman
by David Chessey
MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR