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Item 102327

Flag Day celebrated in Biddeford, 1917

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1917-06-14

Location: Biddeford

Media: Photographic print

Item 53954

Service Flag unfurling at Bancroft-Foote Cottage, Fairfield, 1918

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes

Date: 1918

Location: Fairfield

Media: Photographic print

Item 53959

Service Flag unfurling at Golden Rule Cottage, Fairfield, 1918

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes

Date: 1918

Location: Fairfield

Media: Photographic print

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Item 37310

158 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: James H McDonald

Use: Store & Storage

Exhibits Showing 3 of 35 View All

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Leaving the start gate at the Sugarloaf World Cup, 1971

World Alpine Ski Racing in Maine

Sugarloaf -- a small ski area by European standards -- entered ski racing history in 1971 by hosting an event that was part of the World Cup Alpine Ski Championships. The "Tall Timber Classic," as the event was known, had a decidedly Maine flavor.

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Civil War quilt , Belfast, 1864

Belfast During the Civil War: The Home Front

Belfast residents responded to the Civil War by enlisting in large numbers, providing relief from the home front to soldiers, defending Maine's shoreline, and closely following the news from soldiers and from various battles.

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Pvt. John E. Stewart on letter writing, Virginia, 1861

Patriotic Imagery: 1861-1880

Imagery on letterhead soldiers used, on soldiers' memorials produced after the war, and on many other items captured the themes of the American Civil War: union, liberty, and freedom.

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Site Page

New Surry Grammar School, 1952

Surry by the Bay - Weathervane Dispute

Carter, such placement desecrated the National Flag and violated Federal Flag Code Rules. Ten days later, Dr. Wilson G.

Site Page

Coal Kiln School, Scarborough, ca. 1900

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - A Look Inside the Classroom Over Time - Page 4 of 4

… 1777, the Continental Congress passed the first Flag Act, shown here: "Resolved, that the flag of the United States be made of thirteen stripes…

Site Page

Steamers at Seal Harbor, ca. 1920

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - You Can Get Here From There

Under that flag, she was a popular choice for charters and moonlit excursions. During World War II, the Rangeley was commandeered and renamed F.S. 89.

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Story

How 20 years in the Navy turned me into an active volunteer

by Joy Asuncion


My service didn't end when I retired from the Navy

Story

My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II

by Earlene Chadbourne


Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima

Story

Service in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan by MAJ Adam R. Cote

by Adam R. Cote


Military Service has had a deep impact my life