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Historical Items

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Item 80137

The bridge over the "Gut" in South Bristol, 1996

Contributed by: South Bristol Historical Society Date: 1996 Location: South Bristol Media: Photographic print

Item 79589

An early bridge across "The Gut", South Bristol, ca. 1900

Contributed by: South Bristol Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: South Bristol Media: Photographic print

Item 79590

Steel draw bridge over the "Gut," South Bristol, ca. 1926

Contributed by: South Bristol Historical Society Date: circa 1926 Location: South Bristol Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Home: The Longfellow House & the Emergence of Portland

The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.

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Maine Eats: the food revolution starts here

From Maine's iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine's identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine's culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.

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In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.

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South Bristol Historical Society

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Lubec, Maine - McCurdy Herring Smokehouse - Page 3 of 4

… working in the Shed did everything: skinning, gutting, boxing and weighing, from start to finish.

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Guilford, Maine - Guilford Schools

The citizens of Guilford yet again displayed their resiliency and resolve by building another school and dedicating it one year later almost to the

My Maine Stories

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Cleaning Fish or How Grandfather and Grandmother got by
by Randy Randall

Grandfather and Grandmother subsisted on the fish Grandfather caught, not always legally.