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Item 11449

Title: Entertaining legislators, Augusta, 1982

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1982-12-01

Location: Augusta; Augusta

Media: Photographic print

Item 11214

Title: Legislative leaders confer, Augusta, 1982

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1981-04-28

Location: Augusta; Augusta

Media: Photographic print

Item 11853

Title: Bangor Daily News at the Capitol

Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library

Date: 1962-04-10

Location: Washington; Bangor

Media: black and white photograph

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Exhibit

Shepard Cary, Houlton, 1805-1866

Shepard Cary: Lumberman, Legislator, Leader and Legend

Shepard Cary (1805-1866) was one of the leading -- and wealthiest -- residents of early Aroostook County. He was a lumberman, merchant, mill operator, and legislator.

Exhibit

Edmund S. Muskie, Democratic nominee for U.S. vice president, 1968

Clean Water: Muskie and the Environment

Maine Senator Edmund S. Muskie earned the nickname "Mr. Clean" for his environment efforts during his tenure in Congress from 1959 to 1980. He helped created a political coalition that passed important clean air and clean water legislation, drawing on his roots in Maine.

Exhibit

Stone house with clipped gables, 974 Sawyer Street, South Portland, c. 1920s

Sylvan Site: A Model Development

Frederick Wheeler Hinckley, a Portland lawyer and politician, had grand visions of a 200-home development when he began the Sylvan Site in South Portland in 1917. The stock market crash in 1929 put a halt to his plans, but by then he had built 37, no two of which were alike.