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Item 14571

'Colored Giants,' Bucksport, 1932

Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society

Date: 1932-07-23

Location: Bucksport

Media: Photographic print

Item 76166

Giant Slalom Course, Sugarloaf, 1971

Contributed by: Sugarloaf Mountain Ski Club through Ski Museum of Maine

Date: 1971

Location: Carrabassett Valley

Media: Photographic print

Item 16576

Marion Giant Flipflop toaster, ca. 1914

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum

Date: circa 1914

Location: Littleton; Marion

Media: steel

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Glooskap Setting His Dogs on the Witches, ca. 1884

Gluskap of the Wabanaki

Creation and other cultural tales are important to framing a culture's beliefs and values -- and passing those on. The Wabanaki -- Maliseet, Micmac, Passamaquoddy and Penobscot -- Indians of Maine and Nova Scotia tell stories of a cultural hero/creator, a giant who lived among them and who promised to return.

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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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Horn antenna, Andover, 1962

Maine and the Space Age

The small town of Andover landed on the international map in 1962 when the Earth Station that had been built there successfully communicated with Telstar, the first telecommunications satellite.

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Landeen Family, New Sweden, ca. 1890

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Landeen Family History

… ask about him most people would call him a gentle giant; he got that name because he was so big and strong, but he loved kids and he never got in a…

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Watts Block, Thomaston, 1890

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - 1870 to 1915

Today Giant Cement of South Carolina, owned by Spanish company Cementos Portland Valderrivas, operates Dragon Products, the only cement manufacturing…

Site Page

Shipbuilding Hewing Axe, Shipyard. Hallowell, ca. 1850's

Historic Hallowell - Shipbuilding

Giant, wooden bolts were used to hold everything into place; they would wedge these into the ship with giant wooden or metal mallets.

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Story

Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey


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

Story

Growing up DownEast

by Darrin MC Mclellan


Stories of growing up Downeast