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Item 18110

Etta J. Tinker Prescott, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1880

Location: Buxton

Media: Photographic print

Item 41716

View from Main and Pleasant Streets, Lubec, ca. 1937

Contributed by: Matt Hoopes through Lubec Memorial Library

Date: 1937

Location: Lubec

Media: Postcard

Item 52723

Prescott-Tinker marriage certificate, Lowell, Mass., 1870

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1870-07-04

Location: Lowell

Media: Ink on paper

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George Henry Preble, Portland, 1878

Commander George Henry Preble

George Henry Preble of Portland, nephew of Edward Preble who was known as the father of the U.S. Navy, temporarily lost his command during the Civil War when he was charged with failing to stop a Confederate ship from getting through the Union blockade at Mobile.

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Hiram Church, Presque Isle, 1861

Presque Isle and the Civil War

Presque Isle had fewer than 1,000 residents in 1860, but it still felt the impact of the Civil War. About half of the town's men went off to war. Of those, a third died. The effects of the war were widespread in the small community.

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Fight or buy bonds, World War I poster, 1917

World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.

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Saw Logs Over the Dam, Guilford, ca. 1880

Guilford, Maine - Early Manufacturing - Page 1 of 3

Early Manufacturing By: Tom Goulette From the earliest days when the first trees were felled, crude cabins erected and gardens started, Guilford…

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Drapers Mill & Edes Building, Guilford, ca. 1940

Guilford, Maine - Early Manufacturing - Page 3 of 3

Early Manufacturing Pride Manufacturing Company A third major industry of which the town proudly boasted had a fifty year history here before…

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Guilford Woolen Mill Finishing Room Crew, ca, 1890

Guilford, Maine - Early Manufacturing - Page 2 of 3

Early Manufacturing Guilford of Maine Guilford Woolen Mill Finishing Room Crew, ca, 1890Item Contributed byGuilford Historical Society In…

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 29 View All

Story

Protesters spit on me as a Vietnam Veteran

by Joseph Rocque Jr.


I will never forget the horror of seeing all the protestors greeting my plane returning from Vietnam

Story

Two generations tell the family's Paper story

by Normand and Richard Paradis


Father and son discuss their lives working for International Paper and changes over time

Story

August 12, 1967 was the most significant day of my life

by Bob Small


How the Vietnam war affected my life