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Title: Granite Carving Tools
Contributed by: Maine Granite Industry Historical Society
Date: circa 1910
Location: Mount Desert
Media: Wood and Metal
Contributed by: Davistown Museum
Media: Forged iron and weld steel, wood handle
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Address: 85 Bedford Street, Portland
Owner in 1924: Edward D Noyes
Use: Tool House
Address: 41 Bell Street, Portland
Owner in 1924: Timothy H Lowery
Use: Tool House
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.