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Historical Items (165)  |  Tax Records (0)  |  Exhibits (14)  |  Sites (9)  | 

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Item 17272

Title: Lillian Nordica stage jewelry, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Nordica Memorial Association

Date: circa 1900

Location: Farmington

Media: wood, glass, metal

Item 99003

Title: Hair brooch, Presque Isle, ca. 1860

Contributed by: Presque Isle Historical Society

Date: circa 1860

Location: Presque Isle

Media: Hair

Item 48401

Title: Emily Ilsley Cummings coral jewelry, Portland, ca. 1800

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1800

Location: Portland

Media: Gold and red coral

Exhibits Showing 3 of 14 View All

Exhibit

Wabanaki trade brooch, ca. 1780

Gifts From Gluskabe: Maine Indian Artforms

According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.

Exhibit

Mary King Scrimgeour dress, Lewiston, ca. 1895

Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

Exhibit

Locket of George Washington's hair

Lock of George Washington's Hair

Correspondence between Elizabeth Wadsworth, her father Peleg Wadsworth and Martha Washington's secretary about the gift of a lock of George Washington's hair to Eliza.

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Site

Log jam at Aroostook River Bridge, Ashland, 1894

Mark & Emily Turner Memorial Library

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Site

Jewelry Box

Abbe Museum

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Site

Moose in the Aroostook Woods, 1895

Aroostook Historical and Art Museum

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