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Historical Items Showing 3 of 891 View All

Item 19455

Granite Carving Tools, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Maine Granite Industry Historical Society

Date: circa 1910

Location: Mount Desert

Media: Wood and Metal

Item 15477

Gouge

Contributed by: Davistown Museum

Date: 1800 - 1840

Location: Portland

Media: Forged iron and weld steel, wood handle

Item 14585

Mastshave

Contributed by: Davistown Museum

Date: 1840 - 1865

Location: Buffalo

Media: Cast steel and wood

Tax Records Showing 3 of 23 View All

Item 86709

Wharfingers Tool House, Union Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Union Wharf Proprietors

Use: Wharfingers Tool House

Item 86839

Tool House, Pocahontas Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Pocahontas Fuel Company Incorporated

Use: Tool House

Item 86301

Tool Room and Storage, Commercial Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Pauline Willis

Use: Tool Room and Storage

Exhibits Showing 3 of 29 View All

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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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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.

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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.

Site Pages Showing 3 of 124 View All

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Adze. Stockholm. c. 1930

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony

A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony Adze. Stockholm. c. 1930 Item 19524 infoStockholm Historical Society Adzes.

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Two prong hay fork, Stockholm. c. 1940

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony

A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony Click to view the photo essay Tools were a necessary part of every farmer's and…

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Pike pole, Stockholm. ca. 1930

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony

A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony Pike pole, Stockholm. ca. 1930 Item 19542 infoStockholm Historical Society Hand…

My Maine Stories Showing 2 of 2 View All

Story

Growing up on a potato and dairy farm

by Paula Woodworth


Life growing up and working on a potato and dairy farm was hard work but fun in Aroostook County.

Story

Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey


MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR