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Item 11676

Title: Henry Knox travel kit, ca. 1790

Contributed by: Montpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum

Date: circa 1790

Media: Wood, china, metal, glass

Item 13841

Title: Travel Bargains, Maine Central Railroad, 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1930

Media: Ink on paper

Item 80291

Title: Letter to Sarah Tarbox Greenleaf from her sister-in-law, Lavinia, 1852

Contributed by: Westport Island History Committee

Date: 1852-11-07

Location: Westport Island; Brooksville

Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibit

Bangor Railway & Electric Co. No. 76

Trolley Travel

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

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Samantha Smith, Manchester, 1983

Samantha Smith's Questions

Samantha Smith, a Manchester schoolgirl, gained international fame in 1983 by asking Soviet leader Yuri Andropov whether he intended to start a nuclear war and then visiting the Soviet Union to be reassured that no one there wanted war.