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Historical Items

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Item 15744

Porter covered bridge postcard, ca. 1945

Contributed by: Parsonsfield-Porter Historical Society Date: circa 1945 Location: Parsonsfield; Porter Media: Postcard

Item 43302

Bangor-Brewer covered bridge, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: circa 1900 Location: Bangor; Brewer Media: Lantern slide

Item 11191

Covered Bridge, Kennebec River, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Norridgewock Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Norridgewock Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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A Town Is Born: South Bristol, 1915

After being part of the town of Bristol for nearly 150 years, residents of South Bristol determined that their interests would be better served by becoming a separate town and they broke away from the large community of Bristol.

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Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

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Reading, Writing and 'Rithmetic: Brooklin Schools

When Brooklin, located on the Blue Hill Peninsula, was incorporated in 1849, there were ten school districts and nine one-room school houses. As the years went by, population changes affected the location and number of schools in the area. State requirements began to determine ways that student's education would be handled. Regardless, education of the Brooklin students always remained a high priority for the town.

Site Pages

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - Bridges of East New Portland

Covered Bridge: Covered Bridge at East New PortlandItem Contributed byNew Portland Historical Society This bridge was located where the large…

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - Bridges of West New Portland

Gould Hill Bridge: The Gould Hill Bridge, also known as on of the Twin Bridges, was also constructed by the Maine State Highway Commission.

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - North New Portland Village

… Farmington, Ray Magnum, who brought chocolate covered ice cream on a stick. The night of the fair meant a dance at Chase Memorial Hall.

My Maine Stories

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How I broke the mold for women to serve in the military
by Mary D. McGuirk

My life and career as a USAF Nurse

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

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