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Historical Items

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Item 4007

Eastern Maine Insane Hospital, Bangor, 1896

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1896 Location: Bangor Media: Architectural drawing

Item 15256

Letter concerning death of Mary Sewall, 1825

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1825 Location: Augusta Media: Ink on paper

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Item 60279

Plea for furlough for ill soldier, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1863 Location: Annapolis Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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George W. Hinckley and Needy Boys and Girls

George W. Hinckley wanted to help needy boys. The farm, school and home he ran for nearly sixty nears near Fairfield stressed home, religion, education, discipline, industry, and recreation.

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The Sanitary Commission: Meeting Needs of Soldiers, Families

The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.

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Summer Camps

Maine is home to dozens of summer-long youth camps and untold numbers of day camps that take advantage of water, woods, and fresh air. While the children, counselors, and other staff come to Maine in the summer, the camps live on throughout the year and throughout the lives of many of the campers.

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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