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Historical Items

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Item 80407

A cousin's "letter of counseling" to Sarah Tarbox, 1846

Contributed by: Westport Island History Committee Date: 1846-02-11 Location: Westport Island; Wiscasset Media: ink on paper

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Item 36108

Josiah Pierce of death of H.W. Longfellow, 1882

Contributed by: Pierce Family Collection through Maine Historical Society Date: 1882 Location: London Media: Ink on paper

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Item 8724

Lyde Johnson, Waterford, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Waterford Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Waterford Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Elise Fellows White: Music, Writing, and Family

From a violin prodigy in her early years to an older woman -- mother of two -- struggling financially, Skowhegan native Mary Elise Fellows White remained committed to music, writing, poetry, her extended family -- and living a life that would matter and be remembered.

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Samplers: Learning to Sew

Settlers' clothing had to be durable and practical to hold up against hard work and winters. From the 1700s to the mid 1800s, the women of Maine learned to sew by making samplers.

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A Focus on Trees

Maine has some 17 million acres of forest land. But even on a smaller, more local scale, trees have been an important part of the landscape. In many communities, tree-lined commercial and residential streets are a dominant feature of photographs of the communities.

Site Pages

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Brothers of the Civil War

… war on April 9, 1865 approximately 97 men and one woman from North Yarmouth and 62 men from Cumberland had left their hometowns and traveled south…

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Brothers of the Civil War

… war on April 9, 1865 approximately 97 men and one woman from North Yarmouth and 62 men from Cumberland had left their hometowns and traveled south…

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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My Maine Stories

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

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