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Historical Items

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Item 56910

Maine Jewish Film Festival Poster, 2011

Contributed by: An individual through Colby College Special Collections Date: 2011 Location: South Portland; Portland Media: Ink on paper

Item 25309

Film of skating, Portland, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1940 Location: Portland Media: 16mm film

Item 25310

Film of Portland from the air, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1940 Location: Portland; South Portland Media: 16mm film

Exhibits

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The Schooner Bowdoin: Ninety Years of Seagoing History

After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner <em>Bowdoin,</em> which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.

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A Parade, an Airplane and Two Weddings

Two couples, a parade from downtown Caribou to the airfield, and two airplane flights were the scene in 1930 when the couples each took off in a single-engine plane to tie the knot high over Aroostook County.

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Launch of the 'Doris Hamlin'

The Doris Hamlin, a four-masted schooner built at the Frye-Flynn Shipyard in Harrington, was one of the last vessels launched there, marking the decline of a once vigorous shipbuilding industry in Washington County.

Site Pages

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Northeast Historic Film

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Movies Come To The Island

Sadly, no known copies of the film exist today and yet, many wonderful still photographs of the filming of Queen of The Sea survive in both public…

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Western Maine Cultural Alliance

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My Maine Stories

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The centuries-long history of Passamaquoddy Veterans
by Donald Soctomah, Passamaquoddy Historic Preservation Office

Passamaquoddy Veterans Protecting the Homeland

Story

Peter Spanos fled the genocide in Turkey to Maine
by anonymous

Peter Spanos fled the Greek genocide in Smyrna in 1922, coming to Maine to work as a fruit peddler

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My life as a revolutionary knitter
by Katharine Cobey

Moving to Maine and confronting knitting stereotypes