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Item 18818

Bingham Village from Old Hill, circa 1920

Contributed by: Old Canada Road Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Location: Bingham

Media: Postcard

Item 62176

Lubec waterfront from new bridge, 1962

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: 1962-05-07

Location: Lubec

Media: Photographic print

Item 18819

Union Free Meeting House, Bingham

Contributed by: Old Canada Road Historical Society

Date: circa 1890

Location: Bingham

Media: Photograph on heavy cardboard backing

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Mary King Scrimgeour dress, Lewiston, ca. 1895

Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

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Lady with Dove, ca. 1830

A City Awakes: Arts and Artisans of Early 19th Century Portland

Portland's growth from 1786 to 1860 spawned a unique social and cultural environment and fostered artistic opportunity and creative expression in a broad range of the arts, which flowered with the increasing wealth and opportunity in the city.

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Custom House, Portland, ca. 1910

Port of Portland's Custom House and Collectors of Customs

The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage.

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Wyman Dam Construction Footbridge

Old Canada Road Historical Society

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Main Street, Walnut Hill, North Yarmouth, 1910

Cumberland & North Yarmouth - "Main Streets" of North Yarmouth and Cumberland

… was of little use for trade, but the road to Canada became very valuable; goods and produce could be sent overland for trade.

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Main Street, Walnut Hill, North Yarmouth, 1910

Cumberland & North Yarmouth - "Main Streets" of North Yarmouth and Cumberland

… was of little use for trade, but the road to Canada became very valuable; goods and produce could be sent overland for trade.