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Historical Items

These results include photographs, documents, letters, paintings, artifacts, and many other kinds of Maine related items from collections around the state and elsewhere.


Item 11773

Surveyor's half chain, ca. 1800

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1800 Media: Iron, brass

Item 26587

Box of Matches Wrapped for Polar Climate, 1906

Contributed by: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands Date: 1906 Media: Wood, canvas

Item 11772

Surveyor's Vernier Compass, c. 1840

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1840 Media: Brass, glass and pine

Item 10729

The Moosehorns, Monson

Contributed by: Abbot Historical Society Date: 1914-09-04 Location: Abbot Media: Photographic print

Item 11237

Flag from North Pole, Augusta, 1982

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1982-06-27 Location: Augusta Media: Photographic print

Item 12591

Capt. MacMillan departure, Wiscasset, 1925

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1925 Location: Wiscasset Media: Glass Negative

Item 13641

George Wardwell snowshoes, Bucksport, ca. 1909

Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society Date: circa 1909 Location: Bucksport Media: Wood, leather

Item 8271

Surveying Party, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Patten Lumbermen's Museum Date: circa 1900 Media: Photographic print

Item 8559

Samuel Weston House

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House Date: circa 1900 Location: Skowhegan Media: Photographic print

Mystery Corner Item

Item 23742

MacMillan Expedition ceremony, Wiscasset , 1926

Mystery Corner Item Can you identify these men?

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1926-06-19 Location: Wiscasset Media: Glass Negative

Item 23753

Mrs. Rowe B. Metcalf, Wiscasset, 1926

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1926-06-19 Location: Wiscasset Media: Glass Negative

Item 83298

Capt. Donald MacMillan with a group on the Bowdoin, 1922

Contributed by: Boothbay Region Historical Society Date: 1922 Location: Boothbay Harbor Media: Photographic print