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Category: Public Events & Celebrations, Ceremonies, Dedications & openings

Historical Items

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Item 21692

Ceremony, Oakdale Cemetery, Sanford

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: 1904 - 1920 Location: Sanford Media: Print from Glass Negative

Item 23866

Saco Monument Dedication, 1907

Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum Location: Saco Media: Photographic print

Item 33485

Dedication of monument to Blue Hill's founders, 1910

Contributed by: Blue Hill Historical Society Date: 1910 Location: Blue Hill Media: Postcard

Exhibits

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The Kotzschmar Memorial Organ

A fire and two men whose lives were entwined for more than 50 years resulted in what is now considered to be "the Jewel of Portland" -- the Austin organ that was given to the city of Portland in 1912.

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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.

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Civil War Soldiers Impact Pittsfield

Although not everyone in town supported the war effort, more than 200 Pittsfield men served in Civil War regiments. Several reminders of their service remain in the town.