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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

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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Henry Thurston Clark trunk, ca. 1872

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.


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Tuna catch, South Bristol, ca.1950

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.


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Student strike, Colby College, 1970


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.

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View of Atlantic, Swan's Island, 1916

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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Waterfront with steamboat, Swan's Island, ca. 1920

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 Opera House reopening, 1926

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.

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The Wall

by Michael Uhl

What it means to have beaten the odds


Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey