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Item 80482

Title: Letter to Sarah Tarbox from brother Valentine, Brooksville, 1851

Contributed by: Westport Island History Committee

Date: 1851

Location: Westport Island; Belfast; Sedgwick; Brooksville

Media: Ink on paper

Item 80271

Title: Letter to Sarah Tarbox from brother Franklin, 1849

Contributed by: Westport Island History Committee

Date: 1849

Location: Westport; Readfield

Media: ink on paper

Item 44459

Title: 'Camden-By-The-Sea: The Spirit Vocative,' Camden, 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1930

Location: Camden

Media: Ink on paper

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Headstone of Joshua Allen, Portland, 1805

A Day for Remembering

Most societies have had rituals or times set aside to honor ancestors, those who have died and have paved the way for the living. Memorial Day, the last Monday in May, is the day Americans have set aside for such remembrances.


John Monroe Dillingham, Freeport, ca. 1861

War Through the Eyes of a Young Sailor

Eager to deal with the "Sesech" [Secessionists], young deepwater sailor John Monroe Dillingham of Freeport enlisted in the U.S. Navy as soon as he returned from a long voyage in 1862. His letters and those of his family offer first-hand insight into how one individual viewed the war.

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Ox Cart at N.W. Marston's Store, South Lubec, ca. 1880

Lubec, Maine

A history of the easternmost town in Maine as created by the Lubec Historical Society, Lubec Consolidated School, Lubec Landmarks, and Lubec Memorial Library. Exhibits include the sardine and herring industries, the Sardine Queen, the West Quoddy Head Lighthouse, the 1911 Centennial Celebration, the S. S. Cumberland Steamer, the gold hoax, an important community quilt, a tragic boating accident, and the blizzard of 1934, among others.