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Item 11001

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

George H. Sweet medal, Bucksport, ca. 1885

Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society

Date: circa 1885

Location: Bucksport

Media: Cloth and medal

Item 13502

Fryeburg Academy academic medal

Contributed by: Fryeburg Historical Society

Date: 1949

Location: Fryeburg

Media: Metal, Satin

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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.


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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.


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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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Mattie A Pinette, Dog Tag, Mrs. Jos. Pinette, Guilford, Maine

Guilford, Maine - Veterans Tributes - Page 2 of 2

… awarded the Bronze Star Medal, Army Commendation Medal, European Campaign Medal with two battle stars, plus the French Croix-de-Guerre.

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Weatherbee Hardware Store window display, Lincoln, ca. 1943

Lincoln, Maine - Weatherbee Hardware Store window display, Lincoln, ca. 1943

… display shows pictures of World War II soldiers, medals and other memorabilia pertaining to World War II soldiers from the Lincoln area.

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Lincoln, Maine - Gary Gordon

He has now earned the highest medal, the Medal of Honor. Gary Gordon was the leader of a sniper team known as Detachment-Force, or also known as…

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Service in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan by MAJ Adam R. Cote

by Adam R. Cote

Military Service has had a deep impact my life