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Item 18169

Last Day Cancellation, Sebago, 1940

Contributed by: Sebago Historical Society

Date: 1940-04-30

Location: Sebago

Media: Paper Ink Stamps

Item 25182

Samantha Smith stamp print, 1985

Contributed by: Maine State Museum

Date: 1985

Media: Ink on paper

Item 15808

Needlecraft envelope, from Augusta to Grand Falls, New Brunswick

Contributed by: Kings Landing Historical Settlement

Date: circa 1930

Location: Augusta

Media: paper

Exhibits Showing 3 of 17 View All


Benedict Arnold

Liberty Threatened: Maine in 1775

At Lexington and Concord, on April 19, 1775, British troops attempted to destroy munitions stored by American colonists. The battles were the opening salvos of the American Revolution. Shortly, the conflict would erupt in Maine.


Student strike, Colby College, 1970


Throughout the history of the state, residents have protested, on paper or in the streets, to increase rights for various groups, to effect social change, to prevent social change, or to let their feelings be known about important issues.


Portrait of John Hancock, 1765

John Hancock's Relation to Maine

The president of the Continental Congress and the Declaration's most notable signatory, John Hancock, has ties to Maine through politics, and commercial businesses, substantial property, vacations, and family.

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Invitation, Farmington, 1903

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Invitation, Farmington, 1903

It has a one cent postage stamp and cancellation marks from Farmington. The weather was fine, and over two thousand persons attended.

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Children and war stamps World War I poster, 1917

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - James Montgomery Flagg

… James Montgomery Flagg Children and war stamps World War I poster, 1917 Item 14794 infoMaine Historical Society Known by family as Monty…

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Bangor from the east bank of the Penobscot River, ca. 1905

Life on a Tidal River - Resources

… "Bangor High School students buy $2,748.65 in war stamps." Bangor Daily News Dec. 9, 1943, Print. Gilman, Robert;, and John Heide.