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Item 11001

Title: Society of the Cincinnati Medal, ca. 1784

Contributed by: Montpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum

Date: circa 1784

Location: Thomaston

Media: fabric, metal

Item 13647

Title: George H. Sweet medal, Bucksport, ca. 1866

Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society

Date: circa 1866

Location: Bucksport

Media: Cloth and medal

Item 13502

Title: Fryeburg Academy academic medal

Contributed by: Fryeburg Historical Society

Date: 1949

Location: Fryeburg

Media: Metal, Satin

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Exhibit

British Naval and Merchant Telescope, ca. 1850

Women, War, and the Homefront

When America entered the Great War in 1917, the government sent out pleas for help from American women, many of whom responded at the battle front and on the home front.

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

Grenville Sparrow, 17th Maine Volunteers, ca. 1863

Capt. Grenville F. Sparrow, 17th Maine

Grenville F. Sparrow of Portland was 25 when he answered Lincoln's call for more troops to fight the Confederates. He enlisted in Co. A of Maine's 17th Volunteer Infantry regiment. He fought in 30 battles between 1862 and the war's end in 1865.

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Site

Quoddy Village, 1936

National Archives at Boston

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site

Nils and Karna Persson, New Sweden, ca. 1890

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870

A history of Maine's Swedish Colony in Aroostook County. Project partners include Caribou Public Library, Maine Swedish Colony, New Sweden School, New Sweden Historical Society, Nylander Museum, and Stockholm Historical Society. In addition to a substantive history of the Colony generally, exhibit topics cover specific family histories, Olof Nylander, mills and homes in Stockholm, hand tools, railroads, and more.

Site

Oldest known photograph of Guilford, Covered Bridge, ca. 1850

Guilford, Maine

An extensive history of a small central Maine town as compiled by team members from Guilford Historical Society and Piscataquis Community Middle School, with input from Guilford Memorial Library, Guilford Economic Development Board, and the Guilford’s town office. Manufacturing, festive events, historic buildings, notable veterans, and education, are covered in depth.