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Item 18114

Title: Camp Winnebago recording of Victory Song and To Win

Contributed by: Camp Winnebago

Date: 1964

Location: Fayette

Media: sound disc

Item 34132

Title: 'We are Marching on to Richmond' music, ca. 1862

Contributed by: Fifth Maine Regiment Museum

Date: 1862

Location: Albion

Media: Ink on paper

Item 34133

Title: Civil War sheet music, ca. 1861

Contributed by: Fifth Maine Regiment Museum

Date: 1861

Location: Portland; Albion

Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibit

Dining hall at Camp Winnebago, 1957

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.

Exhibit

10 Bodwell Street, Sanford, ca 1900

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 Big House, Little House, Back House, Barn, the Connected Farm Buildings of New England, University Press of New England, 1984.)

Exhibit

Watercolor of Boxer and Enterprise

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.

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Site

Mary Lane McMillan, ca. 1910

Hollingsworth Fine Arts

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Site

Maine Folklife Center, University of Maine

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Site

1857 Map of Cumberland, Maine

Prince Memorial Library

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