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Historical Items

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Item 22281

Daniels' still life, ca. 1865

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1865 Media: Oil on board

Item 10894

German POW painting, Houlton, 1945

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: 1945 Location: Houlton Media: oil painting

Item 29972

The Lane, North Yarmouth ca. 1900

Contributed by: North Yarmouth Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: North Yarmouth Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Independence and Challenges: The Life of Hannah Pierce

Hannah Pierce (1788-1873) of West Baldwin, who remained single, was the educated daughter of a moderately wealthy landowner and businessman. She stayed at the family farm throughout her life, operating the farm and her various investments -- always in close touch with her siblings.

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San Life: the Western Maine Sanatorium, 1928-1929

Merle Wadleigh of Portland, who was in his mid 20s, took and saved photographs that provide a glimpse into the life of a tuberculosis patient at the Western Maine Sanatorium in Hebron in 1928-1929.

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John P. Sheahan, 1st Maine Cavalry, 31st Maine Infantry

John P. Sheahan of Dennysville served in the 1st Maine Cavalry from August 1862 until March 1864 when he was commissioned as a lieutenant in Co. E of the 31st Maine Infantry. His letters reveal much about the life of a soldier, including political views and thoughts about the war.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Farm Life

As you can see farm life has changed tremendously in some ways but in other was its still the same.

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Life on a Tidal River - Narrative

… business, and residential structures that still grace Bangor today. Ebb and Flow "What is good for Dow is good for Bangor." Robert N.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Twentieth-Century Community Life

Foremost, of course, were lobsters, but other fishermen still pursued fin fish. If the island's seagoing tradition had diminished, the summer…

My Maine Stories

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Story

August 12, 1967 was the most significant day of my life
by Bob Small

How the Vietnam war affected my life

Story

Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life

Story

My service in Afghanistan with the Marines and my life today
by Nicholas Krier

My service in Afghanistan with the Marines