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Item 68361

Farmington State Normal School Hymn Painting, ca. 1914

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: circa 1914 Location: Farmington Media: painting

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Item 30886

The Little Hymn Book, 1850

Contributed by: Abplanalp Library, UNE Date: circa 1850 Location: York Media: Ink on paper, Book

Item 17110

Samuel Francis Smith, national hymn, 1832

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1832 Location: Waterville Media: Ink on paper

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Hermann Kotzschmar: Portland's Musical Genius

During the second half of the 19th century, "Hermann Kotzschmar" was a familiar household name in Portland. He spent 59 years in his adopted city as a teacher, choral conductor, concert artist, and church organist.


Summer Camps

Maine is home to dozens of summer-long youth camps and untold numbers of day camps that take advantage of water, woods, and fresh air. While the children, counselors, and other staff come to Maine in the summer, the camps live on throughout the year and throughout the lives of many of the campers.


For the Union: Civil War Deaths

More than 9,000 Maine soldiers and sailors died during the Civil War while serving with Union forces. This exhibit tells the stories of a few of those men.

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Historic Hallowell - A Walk On The Streets During The Ice Storm

… every limb Coming from the church were muffled hymns Although the outcome would be harsh and cruel At first every twig appeared a jewel As the sun…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Millerite camp meeting, Orrington, 1844

… said there were "ten hundred" people singing hymns. In his journal, Martin describes the tents, lights, pulpit, and other activities in great…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Dixfield's Church on the Hill

… the attendants had to “about face” when there was hymn singing. The members owned their pews and there were many small ones with tiny doors at…