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Historical Items

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Item 6058

Gravel road by the Ossipee River in Cornish

Contributed by: Maine State Archives Date: 1937 Location: Cornish Media: Silver Print Photograph

Item 82391

Civilian Conservation Corps gravel pit at Mt. Bigelow, Flagstaff, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Maine Conservation Corps Date: circa 1935 Location: Flagstaff Media: Photographic print

Item 9445

Horse-drawn school teams, Caribou, ca. 1928

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library Date: circa 1928 Location: Caribou Media: Postcard

Exhibits

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Back to School

Public education has been a part of Maine since Euro-American settlement began to stabilize in the early eighteenth century. But not until the end of the nineteenth century was public education really compulsory in Maine.

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Umbazooksus & Beyond

Visitors to the Maine woods in the early twentieth century often recorded their adventures in private diaries or journals and in photographs. Their remembrances of canoeing, camping, hunting and fishing helped equate Maine with wilderness.

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Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - The Cyclone of 1895

Timbers, bricks, gravel, and tarred paper began to fly around his head as Brown ran to the other end of the mill.

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Historic Hallowell - The Cyclone of 1895

Timbers, bricks, gravel, and tarred paper began to fly around his head as Brown ran to the other end of the mill.

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Historic Hallowell - Timeline of Cyclone

Timbers, bricks, gravel, and tarred paper began to fly around his head as Brown ran to the other end of the mill.

My Maine Stories

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Apple Time - a visit to the ancestral farm
by Randy Randall

Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.