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Item 18848

Stephen Longfellow, Portland, ca. 1845

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1845

Location: Portland

Media: Charcoal on paper

Item 22568

George Akeley and sons 1923

Contributed by: Presque Isle Historical Society

Date: circa 1923

Location: Presque Isle

Media: Photographic print

Item 102179

George Read on his detainment, Delaware, 1776

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1776-05-17

Location: Wilmington

Media: Ink on paper

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St. John's Church, Bangor, ca. 1930

Father John Bapst: Catholicism's Defender and Promoter

Father John Bapst, a Jesuit, knew little of America or Maine when he arrived in Old Town in 1853 from Switzerland. He built churches and defended Roman Catholics against Know-Nothing activists, who tarred and feathered the priest in Ellsworth in 1854.


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'Death of Father Sebastian Rale,' 1856

Father Rasles, the Indians and the English

Father Sebastien Rasle, a French Jesuit, ran a mission for Indians at Norridgewock and, many English settlers believed, encouraged Indian resistance to English settlement. He was killed in a raid on the mission in 1724 that resulted in the remaining Indians fleeing for Canada.


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Locket of George Washington's hair

Lock of George Washington's Hair

Correspondence between Elizabeth Wadsworth, her father Peleg Wadsworth and Martha Washington's secretary about the gift of a lock of George Washington's hair to Eliza.

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Lincoln, Maine - Founding Fathers & Early History

Founding Fathers & Early History Use the menu at left to browse various pieces completed by 7th and 8th grade social-studies students at…

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George S. Porter, Strong, ca. 1900

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

He lived at home till married. George's mother died in 1890. He married Lillian Winslow, daughter of George and Carrie Winslow in 1894. His father

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Board of Trade clam bake, Biddeford Pool, 1903

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Thursday Club

… the ranks of the well-to-do and well-connected husbands and fathers of the clubwomen, such as the York County Wheelmen and the Board of Trade.

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My father's world - the old farm in Richmond, Maine

by Donald C. Cunningham

A story about my father and our family.


Langdon Burton and the Cold, Wet Tourists

by Phil Tedrick

A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman


Two generations tell the family's Paper story

by Normand and Richard Paradis

Father and son discuss their lives working for International Paper and changes over time