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Historical Items

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Item 16118

Civil War Recruiting Poster, Bancroft Mills, 1862

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: 1862 Location: Bancroft Mills Media: paper

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Item 16111

Civil War Recruiting Poster, Houlton, 1862

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: 1862-09-08 Location: Houlton Media: paper

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Item 16119

18th Regiment recruiting poster, Aroostook County, 1862

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: 1862 Media: paper

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Exhibits

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A Riot of Words: Ballads, Posters, Proclamations and Broadsides

Imagine a day 150 years ago. Looking down a side street, you see the buildings are covered with posters and signs.

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Scarborough: They Answered the Call

Scarborough met every quota set by the state for supplying Civil War soldiers for Union regiments. Some of those who responded became prominent citizens of the town.

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World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.