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Item 12561

Title: Lots on Tinkham's Pond, Kennebec Patent, ca. 1800

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1800

Location: Chelsea; Whitefield

Media: Ink on paper, map

Item 68913

Title: Scarborough landowners, ca. 1800

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1800

Location: Scarborough

Media: Ink on paper

Item 7950

Title: Islands in Passamaquoddy Bay, ca. 1800

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1800

Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibit

Locket of George Washington's hair

Lock of George Washington's Hair

Correspondence between Elizabeth Wadsworth, her father Peleg Wadsworth and Martha Washington's secretary about the gift of a lock of George Washington's hair to Eliza.

Exhibit

Map of J. Robinson lot, Topsham, 1761

Settling along the Androscoggin and Kennebec

The Proprietors of the Township of Brunswick was a land company formed in 1714 and it set out to settle lands along the Androscoggin and Kennebec Rivers in Maine.

Exhibit

Dee's Ice Cream Pint, Brunswick, ca. 1950

How Sweet It Is

Desserts have always been a special treat. For centuries, Mainers have enjoyed something sweet as a nice conclusion to a meal or celebrate a special occasion. But many things have changed over the years: how cooks learn to make desserts, what foods and tools were available, what was important to people.

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Site

John Martin in Spanish cloak, Bangor, 1846

John Martin: Expert Observer

John Martin (1823-1904) of Bangor began in 1864 looking back at his life, family, business and recreational experiences and recording those events and thoughts -- with narrative and illustrations -- for his children. Martin called himself an "expert accountant," but he was interested in architecture, dance, fashion, gardening, politics, business, religion, and the world around him.

Site

Abbot Agricultural Fair

Abbot Historical Society

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site

Fales Edgarton House, Thomaston, ca. 1870

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea

The history of a town on the northern bank of the St. George River, as told by representatives from Thomaston Historical Society, Thomaston Public Library, Montpelier: the General Henry Knox Museum, and students from Georges Valley High School. Architecture, General Knox, the Civil War, the Great Depression, and the state prison are some of the topics covered.