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Historical Items (869)  |  Tax Records (23)  |  Exhibits (26)  |  Sites (48)  | 

Historical Items Showing 3 of 869 View All

Item 6240

Title: Dental pelican tool, Westbrook, ca. 1800

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1800

Location: Westbrook

Media: Steel, bone

Item 19451

Title: Pneumatic Tool

Contributed by: Maine Granite Industry Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Mount Desert

Media: Wood and Metal

Item 74841

Title: Electrical worker tool belt, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Media: Leather, metal

Tax Records Showing 3 of 23 View All

Item 86709

Address: Wharfingers Tool House, Union Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Union Wharf Proprietors

Use: Wharfingers Tool House

Item 86839

Address: Tool House, Pocahontas Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Pocahontas Fuel Company Incorporated

Use: Tool House

Item 86301

Address: Tool Room and Storage, Commercial Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Pauline Willis

Use: Tool Room and Storage

Exhibits Showing 3 of 26 View All

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.

Exhibit

Sailmaker's roping palm, 1888

A Tale of Two Sailmakers

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.

Exhibit

Wabanaki trade brooch, ca. 1780

Gifts From Gluskabe: Maine Indian Artforms

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.

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Site

Nils and Karna Persson, New Sweden, ca. 1890

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870

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.

Site

Aroostook potato field, 1916

Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum

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Site

Maine map, ca. early 1800s

Salmon Brook Historical Society

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