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Historical Items

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Item 76567

Muster committee New Year postcard, 1927

Contributed by: Town of Topsham Date: 1927-10-12 Location: Newburyport Media: Postcard

Item 76568

Androscoggin No. 2 at Westbrook muster, 1923

Contributed by: Town of Topsham Date: 1923-07-04 Location: Westbrook Media: Photographic print

Item 76571

Pumping the Androscoggin No. 2, Windham, 1941

Contributed by: Town of Topsham Date: 1941 Location: Windham Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Meshach P. Larry: Civil War Letters

Meshach P. Larry, a Windham blacksmith, joined Maine's 17th Regiment Company H on August 18, 1862. Larry and his sister, Phebe, wrote to each other frequently during the Civil War, and his letters paint a vivid picture of the life of a soldier.

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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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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.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - The Fireman's Musters in Hallowell

Hallowell musters were probably sponsored or were helped put on by the New England Muster Association.

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Historic Hallowell - The Union Fire Club of Hallowell, Musters, & Carnivals

… The Union Fire Club of Hallowell, Musters, & Carnivals Nicole Bodge, Josh Cowing, Haley Houdlette, Signe Lynch, Quinton Stebbins Masquerade…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Firemen's Muster, Presque Isle, 1938

Firemen's Muster, Presque Isle, 1938 Contributed by Presque Isle Historical Society Description This photograph of a Firemen's Muster

My Maine Stories

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A case of mistaken animal identity
by Judy Loeven

The time my neighbor's dog Tyson got away, or so I thought.

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Memories of working at the Criterion Theatre
by Vernon L. Cox

Working as a teenager with projectionest Roy Blake at the Criterion Theater

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Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES
by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne

Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII