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Historical Items

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Item 17851

Main Street, Patten, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Patten Historical Society Date: circa 1935 Location: Patten Media: Postcard

Item 6579

Main Street, Patten

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Patten Media: Photographic print

Item 10798

Railroad station, Patten Junction

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1880 Location: Patten Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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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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.

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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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Patten Historical Society

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Patten Free Library

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Project Partners

… Partners Sagadahoc History & Genealogy Room: Patten Free Library and Bath Historical Society A reference room containing the resources for…