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Item 75088

Old woman in the shoe, Belfast, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Boston Public Library

Date: circa 1938

Location: Belfast

Media: linen texture postcard

Item 75089

Perry's Nut House elephant, Belfast, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Boston Public Library

Date: circa 1938

Location: Belfast

Media: linen texture postcard

Item 34591

Charles H. Cleaves "The Angel Carver", Saco, ca. 1900

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: circa 1900

Location: Saco

Media: Photographic print

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Headstone of Joshua Allen, Portland, 1805

A Day for Remembering

Most societies have had rituals or times set aside to honor ancestors, those who have died and have paved the way for the living. Memorial Day, the last Monday in May, is the day Americans have set aside for such remembrances.

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Erecting monument in Monument Square, Portland, 1891

Monuments to Civil War Soldiers

Maine supplied a huge number of soldiers to the Union Army during the Civil War -- some 70,000 -- and responded after the war by building monuments to soldiers who had served and soldiers who had died in the epic American struggle.

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Woodbury K. Dana's grave, Westbrook, 1924

Memorializing Civil War Veterans: Portland & Westbrook

Three cemeteries -- all of which were in Westbrook during the Civil War -- contain headstones of Civil War soldiers. The inscriptions and embellishments on the stones offer insight into sentiments of the eras when the soldiers died.

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Story

Scientist Turned Artist Making Art Out of Trash

by Ian Trask


Bowdoin College alum returns to midcoast Maine to make environmentally conscious artwork

Story

The Wall

by Michael Uhl


What it means to have beaten the odds

Story

USCG Boot Camp Experience, Vietnam War era

by Peter S. Morgan, Jr.


"Letters to the Wall" Memorial Day