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Historical Items

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Item 102554

6 Cross Street, Bridgton, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Bridgton Historical Society Date: circa 1938 Location: Bridgton Media: Ink on paper and photograph

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Item 21212

Furbish House, Brunswick, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society Date: circa 1880 Location: Brunswick Media: Stereopticon slide

Item 1406

Living room, Castle-Tucker House, Wiscasset

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1939-07-19 Location: Wiscasset Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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The Mainspring of Fashion

The mainspring of fashion is the process whereby members of one class imitate the styles of another, who in turn are driven to ever new expedients of fashionable change.

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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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Gifts From Gluskabe: Maine Indian Artforms

According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.

Site Pages

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Camp Runoia

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Camp Winnebago

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Norcross Heritage Trust

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My Maine Stories

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What Maine Means to Me
by Nicolette B. Meister

How a friendship created a lifelong love of Maine.

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Amato's Italian Sandwiches
by Charles V. Stanhope

Amato's Italian Sandwiches

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How to prepare "Paquet de poisson a la vapeur"
by Titi de Baccarat

Making Gabonese cuisine in Portland Maine