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Historical Items

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Item 9859

St. Louis Convent, Fort Kent

Contributed by: Fort Kent Public Library Date: circa 1920 Location: Fort Kent Media: Postcard

Item 10179

Sisters of the Holy Rosary Convent, Frenchville, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Ste. Agathe Historical Society Date: circa 1950 Location: Frenchville Media: Photographic print

Item 9852

Notre Dame de la Sagesse Convent, St. Agatha, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Ste. Agathe Historical Society Date: circa 1905 Location: Saint Agatha Media: Postcard

Tax Records

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Item 75986

Assessor's Record, 583 Stevens Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: St. Joseph's Convent & Hospital Use: Land only

Item 75987

Assessor's Record, 583 Stevens Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: St. Joseph's Convent & Hospital Use: Land only

Item 75988

Assessor's Record, 583 Stevens Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: St. Joseph's Convent & Hospital Use: Land only

Exhibits

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Unlocking the Declaration's Secrets

Fewer than 30 copies of the first printing of the Declaration of Independence are known to exist. John Dunlap hurriedly printed copies for distribution to assemblies, conventions, committees and military officers. Authenticating authenticity of the document requires examination of numerous details of the broadside.

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Reuben Ruby: Hackman, Activist

Reuben Ruby of Portland operated a hack in the city, using his work to earn a living and to help carry out his activist interests, especially abolition and the Underground Railroad.

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Les Raquetteurs

In the early 1600s, French explorers and colonizers in the New World quickly adopted a Native American mode of transportation to get around during the harsh winter months: the snowshoe. Most Northern societies had some form of snowshoe, but the Native Americans turned it into a highly functional item. French settlers named snowshoes "raquettes" because they resembled the tennis racket then in use.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Senator James Doolittle, Bangor, 1866

… betrayal of our republican party." The Bangor convention preceded the Democrats' Philadelphia convention, held before the 1866 mid-year elections…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 00-29

… Gate designs 1866 Philadelphia National Union convention Bangor Democratic convention George W. Ladd Sen. James R.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

On August 7, 1854 individual political conventions were held in Strong of the Free Soil Party, the Whig Party and the Morrill Democrat Party.

My Maine Stories

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Story

How the first chapter Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine
by Doug Rawlings

Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine and is now an international movement