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Historical Items

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Item 80358

Thermometer and calendar, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Friendship Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Friendship Media: metal and cardboard

Item 23539

Plea for reduced sanatorium rate, Mechanic Falls, 1908

Contributed by: Maine State Archives Date: 1908-08-17 Location: Mechanic Falls; Hebron Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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Among the Lungers: Treating TB

Tuberculosis -- or consumption as it often was called -- claimed so many lives and so threatened the health of communities that private organizations and, by 1915, the state, got involved in TB treatment. The state's first tuberculosis sanatorium was built on Greenwood Mountain in Hebron and introduced a new philosophy of treatment.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Ice Harvesting on Cascade Pond ~ A Family Affair

… in the winter staring the kitchen window at the thermometer and waiting. You had to have at least four inches of ice on the pond before you could…

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Historic Hallowell - Ice Harvesting on Cascade Pond

… in the winter staring the kitchen window at the thermometer and waiting. You had to have at least four inches of ice on the pond before you could…