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Item 15633

Harry Hayman Cochrane, Monmouth, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Monmouth Museum

Date: circa 1905

Location: Monmouth

Media: Photographic print

Item 14101

Paul Tower, Brewer, 1962

Contributed by: Brewer Public Library

Date: 1962

Location: Brewer

Media: Photographic print

Item 100562

William B. Lapham of Bethel, ca. 1863

Contributed by: Bethel Historical Society

Date: circa 1863

Location: Washington; New York

Media: Photographic print

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Jean-Baptiste Couture, Lewiston, 1926

Le Théâtre

Lewiston, Maine's second largest city, was long looked upon by many as a mill town with grimy smoke stacks, crowded tenements, low-paying jobs, sleazy clubs and little by way of refinement, except for Bates College. Yet, a noted Québec historian, Robert Rumilly, described it as "the French Athens of New England."


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Erecting monument in Monument Square, Portland, 1891

Monuments to Civil War Soldiers

Maine supplied a huge number of soldiers to the Union Army during the Civil War -- some 70,000 -- and responded after the war by building monuments to soldiers who had served and soldiers who had died in the epic American struggle.


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Holstein and Ayrshire bulls, Caribou Fair, ca 1922

Fair Season: Crops, Livestock, and Entertainment

Agricultural fairs, intended to promote new techniques and better farming methods, have been held since the early 19th century. Before long, entertainments were added to the educational focus of the early fairs.

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Life on a Tidal River - Dick Shaw, Historian

Dick Shaw, Historian X X X Dick Shaw is an avid collector of Brady Gang paraphernalia and history.

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Maternity, Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1895

Historic Hallowell - Contact Us

… the following people: Sumner "Sam" Webber, Hallowell Historian - Email Mark Blythe, Hubbard Free Library Director - Email or call (207) 622-6582

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Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Store, 1882

Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Wadsworth-Longfellow House, 1786-1960

Local historian William Goold made this drawing from a description given by Edward Howe, who was a tenant in the store in 1805.

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The stories my parents told

by Henry Gartley

Stories from my immigrant parents, WWII, and my love of history.