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Historical Items (48)  |  Tax Records (0)  |  Exhibits (10)  |  Sites (7)  | 

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Item 17851

Title: Main Street, Patten, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Patten Historical Society

Date: circa 1935

Location: Patten

Media: Postcard

Item 6579

Title: Main Street, Patten

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Location: Patten

Media: Photograph

Item 10798

Title: Railroad station, Patten Junction

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1880

Location: Patten

Media: Photographic print

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Jack Lawrence, Saco, on Bicycle, ca. 1900

A Craze for Cycling

Success at riding a bike mirrored success in life. Bicycling could bring families together. Bicycling was good for one's health. Bicycling was fun. Bicycles could go fast. Such were some of the arguments made to induce many thousands of people around Maine and the nation to take up the new pastime at the end of the nineteenth century.

Exhibit

Headstone of Joshua Allen, Portland, 1805

A Day for Remembering

Most societies have had rituals or times set aside to honor ancestors, those who have died and have paved the way for the living. Memorial Day, the last Monday in May, is the day Americans have set aside for such remembrances.

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Site

Main Street, Patten, ca. 1935

Patten Historical Society

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Site

Front Street, From Post Office Square, Bath. ca. 1930

Bath's Historic Downtown

The history of downtown Bath as created by the students of Bath Middle School, with assistance from members of the Sagadahoc History & Genealogy Room at the Patten Free Library and Bath Historical Society. Seventeen exhibits examine various historic blocks in the downtown section of the city.

Site

William King Bank, Bath, ca. 1859

Patten Free Library

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