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Historical Items

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Item 102422

France travel Bulletin, Pennsylvania, 1927

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1927 Location: Philadelphia Media: Print on paper

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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


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Elise Fellows White: World Traveling Violin Prodigy

Elise Fellows White was a violinist from Skowhegan who traveled all over the world to share her music.


Trolley Travel

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


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 <em>Bowdoin,</em> which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.

Site Pages

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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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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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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

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My Italian grandparents and visiting their homeland
by Sherry Judd

A story about my Italian ancestors in Maine and how I found my family in Italy.


Moving from Washington to Maine with the Navy
by Tom Jarvis

Maine's forests, mill history, and volunteer work keep me here


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