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Historical Items

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Item 79809

Letter to Sarah Tarbox from cousin Warren Brown, 1848

Contributed by: Westport Island History Committee Date: 1848-06-20 Location: Westport; Chepachet; Kennebunk Media: ink on paper

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Item 9531

Letter from Samuel Gilman to his wife, Sept. 2, 1849

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1849-09-02 Location: Bangor; Bangor; Bangor Media: Ink on paper

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Item 10356

Maine Eye & Ear Infirmary, Portland, 1907

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1907-08-21 Location: Southport; Portland Media: Postcard

Exhibits

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Exhibit

John P. Sheahan, 1st Maine Cavalry, 31st Maine Infantry

John P. Sheahan of Dennysville served in the 1st Maine Cavalry from August 1862 until March 1864 when he was commissioned as a lieutenant in Co. E of the 31st Maine Infantry. His letters reveal much about the life of a soldier, including political views and thoughts about the war.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Life on a Tidal River - Bangor Man Rats Out Brady Gang - Page 1 of 2

… Chicago, but came back to Orono due to his wife’s homesickness. Shep’s family now permanently lived in Orono, Maine.

My Maine Stories

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Story

It was like a family in the mill
by Arnold R. Couture

I saw a lot of changes at the International Paper Otis Mill during my 26 years as an electrician