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Historical Items

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Item 63749

Geography class, North Jay granite quarry, 1914

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: 1914-05-29 Location: Jay Media: Photographic print

Item 7575

Lucia Wadsworth's Geometry and Geography School Book, 1794

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1794 Media: Ink on paper

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Item 7576

Lucia Wadsworth's Geography Notebook, 1794

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1794 Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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The Shape of Maine

The boundaries of Maine are the product of international conflict, economic competition, political fights, and contested development. The boundaries are expressions of human values; people determined the shape of Maine.

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Maine Through the Eyes of George W. French

George French, a native of Kezar Falls and graduate of Bates College, worked at several jobs before turning to photography as his career. He served for many years as photographer for the Maine Development Commission, taking pictures intended to promote both development and tourism.

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The Arrival of Winter

The astronomical arrival of winter -- also known as the winter solstice -- marks the year's shortest day and the season of snow and cold. It usually arrives on December 21.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Historic Hallowell Resources and Links

… about their history, landscape, population, geography, and commercial potential. Travel back in time with John Hayward and see what early America…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Rusticators on the Rise

… and climate, drawn by the island’s dramatic geography and the “peculiar and delicious” quality of the air.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Champlain Society - Page 2 of 2

… even as old Champlain may have landed for his geography, and returning to our vessel at night. We have clambered up pathless glens to rugged…

My Maine Stories

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Baxter State Park and Burton W. Howe
by Jason Howe

Formation of Baxter State Park and the involvement of Burton W. Howe of Patten

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Finding and cooking fiddleheads with my parents
by Brian J. Theriault

My father has been picking and eating fiddleheads almost all his life, Mom prepares and stores them

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A case of mistaken animal identity
by Judy Loeven

The time my neighbor's dog Tyson got away, or so I thought.