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Item 23102

First Traverse Jury, Ellsworth, 1886

Contributed by: Ellsworth Public Library

Date: 1886-04-01

Location: Ellsworth

Media: Photographic print

Item 81539

Portland Water District Union Station Spa, Portland, 1951

Contributed by: Portland Water District

Date: 1951-06-25

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Item 78689

Progressive Rally Announcement, Dixfield, 1914

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society

Date: 1914

Location: Dixfield

Media: Ink on paper

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Fire lookout at Agamenticus Mountain, ca. 1920

Looking Out: Maine's Fire Towers

Maine, the most heavily forested state in the nation, had the first continuously operational fire lookout tower, beginning a system of fire prevention that lasted much of the twentieth century.

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Dunlap Declaration of Independence, 1776

Unlocking the Declaration's Secrets

Fewer than 30 copies of the first printing of the Declaration of Independence are known to exist. John Dunlap hurriedly printed copies for distribution to assemblies, conventions, committees and military officers. Authenticating authenticity of the document requires examination of numerous details of the broadside.

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Vice presidential campaign poster, 1968

Presidents and Campaigns

Several Mainers have run for president or vice president, a number of presidents, past presidents, and future presidents have had ties to the state or visited here, and, during campaign season, many presidential candidates and their family members have brought their campaigns to Maine.

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235-237 Cumberland Avenue, Portland, 1924

City of Portland Planning & Urban Development

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Portland Water District Douglass Street Facility, Portland, ca. 1928

Portland Water District

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Westport Ferry Arriving at Wiscasset, 1941

Maine Department of Transportation

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My Maine Stories Showing 1 of 1 View All

Story

Love is greater than peace, For peace is founded upon love

by Parivash Rohani


My journey from Iran to Maine