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Item 15633

Title: Harry Hayman Cochrane, Monmouth, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Monmouth Museum

Date: circa 1905

Location: Monmouth

Media: matted studio photograph

Item 14101

Title: Paul Tower, Brewer, 1962

Contributed by: Brewer Public Library

Date: 1962

Location: Brewer

Media: Photograph

Item 26609

Title: Humphrey House, Thomaston, ca. 1871

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society

Date: circa 1871

Location: Thomaston

Media: Black and White Photograph

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Exhibit

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."

Exhibit

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 700,000 -- and responded after the war by building monuments to soldiers who had served and soldiers who had died in the epic American struggle.

Exhibit

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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Site

Bangor from the east bank of the Penobscot River, ca. 1905

Life on a Tidal River

An introduction to Bangor history as depicted by a broad-based group of city institutions and organizations. Partners included the middle-level William S. Cohen and James F. Doughty Schools, Bangor High School, Bangor Public Library, Bangor Museum and Center for History, and individual city historians. Topics covered include early railroads, natural disasters, the Brady Gang, the Civil War, and the 1940s.

Site

Wyman Dam Construction Footbridge

Old Canada Road Historical Society

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Site

North Union School, Cooper, 1905

Alexander-Crawford Historical Society

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