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Item 11104

Houlton High School Marching Band, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1935

Location: Houlton

Media: Photographic print

Item 102314

Biddeford National Band at Camp Ellis, 1919

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1919-08-24

Location: Saco; Biddeford

Media: Photographic print

Item 13212

Houlton Community Band , 1924

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: 1924-08-28

Location: Houlton

Media: Photographic print

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W. E. Chandler's Band, Kennebunkport, 1910

Strike Up the Band

Before the era of recorded music and radio, nearly every community had a band that played at parades and other civic events. Fire departments had bands, military units had bands, theaters had bands. Band music was everywhere.

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Civil War soldier's monument, Rumford Center, 1921

Rumford's Notable Citizens in the Civil War

A number of Rumford area residents played important roles during the Civil War -- and in the community afterwards. Among these are William King Kimball, who commanded the 12th Maine for much of the war.

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Sgt. Nelson W. Jones, 3rd Maine Infantry, ca. 1862

This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War

For Mainers like many other people in both the North and the South, the Civil War, which lasted from 1861-1865, had a profound effect on their lives. Letters, artifacts, relics, and other items saved by participants at home and on the battlefield help illuminate the nature of the Civil War experience for Mainers.

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Skowhegan Community History - Skowhegan: "A Place To Watch"

… the Kennebec was a throughfare for traveling bands of Indians, including the Abenaki tribe of Algonquins.

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Bill for music performance, Biddeford, 1876

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Pierre Painchaud

Painchaud's Band was the official band of the First Maine Regiment during the Spanish American War, and 24 band members volunteered for duty.

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Centennial souvenir pin, Lubec, 1911

Lubec, Maine - Parade, Pins and Pageantry, 1911

… Society The I.O.R.M (Improved Order of Red Men) Band marched, followed by the Eastport High School Cadets, and as listed in the program “Float of…