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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

Navy Firefighting School, Little Chebeague Island

Little Chebeague Island in Casco Bay was home to recreational facilities and a firefighting school for WWII sailors. The school was part of a Navy effort to have non-firefighting personnel knowledgeable in dealing with shipboard fires.

Exhibit

A Celebration of Skilled Artisans

The Maine Charitable Mechanic Association, an organization formed to promote and support skilled craftsmen, celebrated civic pride and members' trades with a parade through Portland on Oct. 8, 1841 at which they displayed 17 painted linen banners with graphic and textual representations of the artisans' skills.

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.