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Item 5447

Title: Maine Militia, Augusta, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1870

Location: Augusta

Media: Black and white photograph

Item 100334

Title: British volunteer militia cufflinks, Portland, ca. 1758

Contributed by: Tate House Museum

Date: circa 1758

Location: Portland

Media: Brass

Item 10277

Title: North Company of Infantry roll, Bath, 1805-1815

Contributed by: Patten Free Library

Location: Bath

Media: Ink on paper

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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

'Death of Father Sebastian Rale,' 1856

Father Rasles, the Indians and the English

Father Sebastien Rasle, a French Jesuit, ran a mission for Indians at Norridgewock and, many English settlers believed, encouraged Indian resistance to English settlement. He was killed in a raid on the mission in 1724 that resulted in the remaining Indians fleeing for Canada.

Exhibit

Civil War quilt , Belfast, 1864

Belfast During the Civil War: The Home Front

Belfast residents responded to the Civil War by enlisting in large numbers, providing relief from the home front to soldiers, defending Maine's shoreline, and closely following the news from soldiers and from various battles.

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Site

Skolfield Women, Brunswick, ca. 1900

Pejepscot Historical Society

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

Site

Marsh Staddle, Scarborough, ca. 1900

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag

The history of a 350+-year-old city south of Portland, the Scarborough site was constructed by representatives from Scarborough Historical Society, Scarborough Middle School, and Scarborough Public Library. Exhibits include the marsh, transportation and roads, shipyards and shipwrecks, clamming and lobstering, famous residents, and education.

Site

Dedication of monument to Blue Hill's founders, 1910

Blue Hill, Maine

The history of a small, but vibrant, Downeast village as told by an array of local institutions and organizations. Site contributors include Blue Hill Historical Society, Blue Hill Public Library, Blue Hill Consolidated School, George Stevens Academy, the Bay School, and the Jonathan Fisher House. Some of the topics covered include the arts, Jonathan Fisher, the Blue Hill Fair, Rusticators, the Civil War, education, and shipbuilding.