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Historical Items

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Item 46814

'State of Maine Song,' Portland, 1932

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1932 Media: Ink on paper

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Item 42016

'Stein Song,' 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1930 Location: Westbrook Media: Ink on paper

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Item 11623

'The Song of Hiawatha' illustration, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1880 Media: Ink on paper

Exhibits

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Songs of Winnebago

An enduring element of summer camps is the songs campers sing around the campfire, at meals, and on many other occasions. Some regale the camp experience and others spur the camp's athletes on to victory.

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Farm-yard Frames

Throughout New England, barns attached to houses are fairly common. Why were the buildings connected? What did farmers or families gain by doing this? The phenomenon was captured in the words of a children's song, "Big house, little house, back house, barn," (Thomas C. Hubka <em>Big House, Little House, Back House, Barn, the Connected Farm Buildings of New England,</em> University Press of New England, 1984.)

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Enemies at Sea, Companions in Death

Lt. William Burrows and Commander Samuel Blyth, commanders of the USS Enterprise and the HMS Boxer, led their ships and crews in Battle in Muscongus Bay on Sept. 5, 1813. The American ship was victorious, but both captains were killed. Portland staged a large and regal joint burial.

Site Pages

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Pierre Painchaud

… of French-Canadian ballads, chants, and folk songs at local parks. It was said that unless Painchaud’s Band played at an event it was not official…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 129-142

Grant song Gilman Townsend 1872 election results Death of Horace Greeley Irish National Movement Hannibal Hamlin

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Historic Hallowell - The Stevens Training Center Serenaders

There they recorded six songs for a record album entitled Stars Over Stevens. Nothing is known of the individual singers. The Serenaders from 1965.

My Maine Stories

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Memories of a mission in Vietnam, January 11, 1970
by SGT. Ronald Santerre, 1st Calvary Division

Extracting villagers from the Viet Cong in Vietnam