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Historical Items

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Item 80968

Sitting room, early Monson home, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Monson Media: Photographic print

Item 79717

Sitting Room, Mechanics Institute, Rumford, 1911

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society Date: 1911-11-09 Location: Rumford Media: booklet/ink on paper

Item 23764

Sitting room, Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Portland, 1902

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1902 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

Exhibits

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Exhibit

Presque Isle and the Civil War

Presque Isle had fewer than 1,000 residents in 1860, but it still felt the impact of the Civil War. About half of the town's men went off to war. Of those, a third died. The effects of the war were widespread in the small community.

Exhibit

Yarmouth: Leader in Soda Pulp

Yarmouth's "Third Falls" provided the perfect location for papermaking -- and, soon, for producing soda pulp for making paper. At the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th, Yarmouth was an international leader in soda pulp production.

Exhibit

The Arrival of Winter

The astronomical arrival of winter -- also known as the winter solstice -- marks the year's shortest day and the season of snow and cold. It usually arrives on December 21.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Old buildings

Josie is sitting on the barrel, Gladys Stinson Hall is standing next to her, Sam Stinson is seated and beside him is Lizzie Stinson Smith.

Site Page

Guilford, Maine - Around Town By: Piscataquis Community Middle School Students

To the left, sitting on the ladder is J. A. Davidson, Supervisor. Submitted by: Zachery Pratt

Site Page

Guilford, Maine - Around Town By: Piscataquis Community Middle School Students

On the left, there are people sitting/standing on the Bangor and Aroostook Railroad tracks. Submitted by: Paul Martin

My Maine Stories

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Story

Starting Chebeague Island Oyster Company
by Caitlin Gerber

Farming oysters in Casco Bay

Story

Catching live bait with Grandfather
by Randy Randall

We never bought live bait for fishing. Grandfather caught all the minnows and shiners we needed.

Story

Apple Time - a visit to the ancestral farm
by Randy Randall

Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.