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Category: Public Events & Celebrations, Anniversaries, Centennials

Historical Items

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Item 1160

Program, Windham settlement centennial, 1839

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1839-07-04 Location: Windham Media: Ink on paper

Item 5757

Buxton Centennial Celebration, 1872

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1872-08-14 Location: Buxton Media: Stereograph

Item 10809

State and Main, Presque Isle, 1920

Contributed by: Presque Isle Historical Society Date: 1920-09-20 Location: Presque Isle Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Indians at the Centennial

Passamaquoddy Indians from Washington County traveled to Portland in 1920 to take part in the Maine Centennial Exposition. They set up an "Indian Village" at Deering Oaks Park.

Exhibit

Shaarey Tphiloh, Portland's Orthodox Synagogue

Shaarey Tphiloh was founded in 1904 by immigrants from Eastern Europe. While accommodating to American society, the Orthodox synagogue also has retained many of its traditions.