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Historical Items

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Item 31330

Lydia Swan McArthur, wife of Robert McArthur, 1861

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1861 Location: Springfield; Biddeford; Providence Media: Carte de visite

Item 31637

McArthur Public Library commemorative tea cup, Biddeford, ca. 1905

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1905 Location: Biddeford Media: china

Item 31328

Robert McArthur, Biddeford, 1861

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1861 Location: Springfield; Biddeford Media: Carte de visite

Exhibits

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Graduation Season

Graduations -- and schools -- in the 19th through the first decade of the 20th century often were small affairs and sometimes featured student presentations that demonstrated what they had learned. They were not necessarily held in May or June, what later became the standard "end of the school year."

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May Baskets, a Dog, and a Party for Children

Two women thinking intruders were coming into their Biddeford Pool home, let the dog out to chase them away. Later, they discovered the truth about the noise at their door.

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Laboring in Maine

Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.

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McArthur Public Library

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Civil War

… century, and would later became home to McArthur Public Library, named after Robert McArthur, a veteran who served with the Third Regiment Heavy…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - CONTACT

BY EMAIL: reference@mcarthur.lib.me.us *Please include "BIDDEFORD HERITAGE PROJECT" in the subject of your email.*