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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1800
Media: Steel, bone
Title: Pneumatic Tool
Contributed by: Maine Granite Industry Historical Society
Date: circa 1900
Location: Mount Desert
Media: Wood and Metal
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Owner in 1924: Union Wharf Proprietors
Use: Wharfingers Tool House
Owner in 1924: Pocahontas Fuel Company Incorporated
Use: Tool House
Owner in 1924: Pauline Willis
Use: Tool Room and Storage
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.
Camden has been home to generations of fishermen, shipbuilders, sailmakers, and others who make their living through the sea. The lives of two Camden sailmakers, who were born nearly a century apart, became entwined at a small house on Limerock Street.
According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.
A history of Maine's Swedish Colony in Aroostook County. Project partners include Caribou Public Library, Maine Swedish Colony, New Sweden School, New Sweden Historical Society, Nylander Museum, and Stockholm Historical Society. In addition to a substantive history of the Colony generally, exhibit topics cover specific family histories, Olof Nylander, mills and homes in Stockholm, hand tools, railroads, and more.