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Historical Items

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Mystery Corner Item

Item 102969

Bicknell Photo Service promotion on the Dave Astor Show, Portland, 1962

Mystery Corner Item Do you know these teenagers?

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1962-03-17 Location: Portland; South Portland Media: Film transparency

Mystery Corner Item

Item 103011

Students on the set of The Dave Astor Show, Portland, 1962

Mystery Corner Item Do you know these teenagers?

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1962-03-24 Location: Portland; Mechanic Falls Media: Film transparency

Mystery Corner Item

Item 103038

Mechanic Falls High School students perform on the set of The Dave Astor Show, Portland, 1962

Mystery Corner Item Do you know these teenagers?

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1962-03-24 Location: Portland Media: Film transparency

Exhibits

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George W. Hinckley and Needy Boys and Girls

George W. Hinckley wanted to help needy boys. The farm, school and home he ran for nearly sixty nears near Fairfield stressed home, religion, education, discipline, industry, and recreation.

Exhibit

Student Exhibit: Benedict Arnold's March Through Skowhegan

Benedict Arnold arrived in Skowhegan on October 4th, 1775, and it was here that Arnold received his first offer of help from the colonists. Joseph Weston and his sons helped Benedict Arnold and his army cross over the Skowhegan Falls, but Joseph later got a severe cold from exposure and died of a fever on Oct.16th. His sons went back to the family home along the Kennebec for they were the first family to settle in Old Canaan or what is now Skowhegan.

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Student Exhibit: Logging on Kennebec River

I became interested in the Kennebec River log drive when my grandfather would tell me stories. He remembers watching the logs flow down the river from his home in Fairfield, a small town along the Kennebec River.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Bridge

1910 Item 59555 infoStrong Historical Society Built in 1856, this bridge across the Sandy River served the community for sixty-five years.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

1910 Item 59555 infoStrong Historical Society Built in 1856, this bridge across the Sandy River served the community for sixty-five years.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Perry Opera House

It was renamed the Perry Theatre, and had a sixty foot semicircular stage. In 1930, the building was purchased by Northern National Bank, and named…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Maine in Vietnam - Not to be Forgotten
by Karen L. Olson, M.D.

How Veterans' Voices started.