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Historical Items

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Item 1323

Stephen Hall on Penobscot Expedition, 1779

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1779-08-29 Location: Falmouth Media: Ink on paper

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Item 33781

Odd Fellows Hall and French & Elliott Store, ca. 1916

Contributed by: Guilford Historical Society Date: circa 1916 Location: Guilford Media: Photographic print

Item 98848

Gilbert Edgerton Hall bookplate, 1910

Contributed by: Cary Memorial Library in Wayne Date: 1910 Location: Wayne Media: Ink on paper


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Amazing! Maine Stories

These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.


A Town Is Born: South Bristol, 1915

After being part of the town of Bristol for nearly 150 years, residents of South Bristol determined that their interests would be better served by becoming a separate town and they broke away from the large community of Bristol.



Throughout the history of the state, residents have protested, on paper or in the streets, to increase rights for various groups, to effect social change, to prevent social change, or to let their feelings be known about important issues.

Site Pages

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Seaside Hall

Movie reels were played on the hall's projector. In later years, it was used as a museum. In the 1970s, the hall housed the 'Coffee Shop," a place…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Redmen's Hall

Island resident Marion Stinson speaks of the hall: "I remember just one play there that—oh, Leora Wyman had, she had girls come here one time and it…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Entertainment- Alameda and Opera House

These included the Music Hall, Uptown Theater, Columbia Hall, and our focus, the Bath Opera House, and its precursor, the Alameda.

My Maine Stories

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The Wall
by Michael Uhl

What it means to have beaten the odds


Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey