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Item 10283

Senator Smith Votes

Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library Date: 1962-11-06 Location: Skowhegan Media: Photographic print

Item 102825

Election Day, Portland, 1932

Courtesy of Matthew Jude Barker, an individual partner Date: 1932-11-08 Location: Portland

Item 16807

Hewing ax, ca. 1650

Contributed by: Davistown Museum Date: circa 1650 Media: Forged iron and steel, wooden handle.


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Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

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Lincoln, Maine - Ferries

… go with the tide of the river and they had pick polls and peaveys to help push themselves across. The average trip across took around twenty…

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Westport Island History Committee

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

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Guilford, Maine - Pre-Settlement And The First 100 Years

… pay for firemen was either $3 per year or their poll tax. The water supply came from the river using a pump in the Piscataquis Woolen Mill.