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Item 13249

Sarah Sampson letter to governor, August 17, 1863

Contributed by: Maine State Archives

Date: 1863

Location: Gettysburg

Media: ink on paper

Item 102497

Donation certificate for starving European children, Portland, 1921

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1921-02-01

Location: Portland; New York

Media: Ink on Paper

Item 102567

Parade on Kennebunk Bridge, Kennebunk, ca.1900

Contributed by: Brick Store Museum

Date: circa 1900

Location: Kennebunk

Media: Glass Negative

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Rebecca N. Usher, Hollis, ca. 1885

Rebecca Usher: 'To Succor the Suffering Soldiers'

Rebecca Usher of Hollis was 41 and single when she joined the Union nursing service at the U.S. General Hospital at Chester, Pennsylvania. Her time there and later at City Point, Virginia, were defining experiences of her life.

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Civil War monument dedication, Bethel, 1908

Field & Homefront: Bethel during the Civil War

Like many towns, Bethel responded to the Civil War by sending many soldiers and those at the homefront sent aid and supported families. The town grew during the war, but suffered after its end.

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Erecting monument in Monument Square, Portland, 1891

Monuments to Civil War Soldiers

Maine supplied a huge number of soldiers to the Union Army during the Civil War -- some 70,000 -- and responded after the war by building monuments to soldiers who had served and soldiers who had died in the epic American struggle.

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Aurora Grange #202 Parade Float, Strong, ca. 1936

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

As one of the Franklin County District's handful of remaining Granges, it suffers from the effects of a declining population and lost industry

Site Page

Granite Cutters National Union Constitution

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Maine Granite Industry-Hall Quarry

In 1905, this operation suffered a major strike. Workers demanded a shortened day (eight hours from nine) and a raise from two to three dollars a day.

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Granite Cutters' National Union Badge, Frankfort

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Maine Granite Industry-Hall Quarry

… stone blocks and machinery, many of the men suffered from silicasis, a chronic lung disease common in people who breath stone dust.?(Wedin.

My Maine Stories Showing 2 of 2 View All

Story

How the first chapter Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine

by Doug Rawlings


Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine and is now an international movement

Story

A Lifelong Romance with Retail

by George A Smith


Maine's once plentiful small retail stores.