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Item 102422

France travel Bulletin, Pennsylvania, 1927

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1927

Location: Philadelphia

Media: Print on paper

Item 11676

Henry Knox travel kit, ca. 1790

Contributed by: Montpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum

Date: circa 1790

Media: Wood, china, metal, glass

Item 102359

R.M.S "Scythia" travel log card, September, 1927

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1927-09-08

Location: Boston; La Havre

Media: Print on paper

Exhibits Showing 3 of 89 View All

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Bangor Railway & Electric Co. No. 76

Trolley Travel

Trolleys were the cleanest and most efficient means of mass transit Maine has ever known.

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Miriam and Donald MacMillan, Greenland, 1947

The Schooner Bowdoin: Ninety Years of Seagoing History

After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner Bowdoin, which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.

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After the Theatre, Riverton Park, ca. 1905

History in Motion: The Era of the Electric Railways

Street railways, whether horse-drawn or electric, required the building of trestles and tracks. The new form of transportation aided industry, workers, vacationers, and other travelers.

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Brooksville to Castine Ferry, 1907

Blue Hill, Maine - Brooksville to Castine Ferry, 1907

… Library Description A ferry boat that traveled from Brooksville to Castine, 1907 View additional information about this item on the…

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Granite Sample

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Maine Granite Industry-Hall Quarry

… the owners would usually have to go around and bid on them themselves. Hall traveled widely to earn contracts with samples like this one.

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Match/Toothpick canister, Strong Wood Turning Corp., Strong, cr. 1955

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Brackleys

The canister was very handy to safely store stick matches for travel or to keep toothpicks sanitary on the dining room table.

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 7 View All

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My 41 year career in Maine paper mills

by Mike Luciano


Generations of paper workers, families, immigrants, jobs in the mill, labor strikes, and changes

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I work as a Journeyman Mechanic, or Millwright at Catalyst

by Linda Deane


Working on a paper machine and as a Millwright can be challenging as a woman and a Union Rep.

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How 20 years in the Navy turned me into an active volunteer

by Joy Asuncion


My service didn't end when I retired from the Navy