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Person/Organization: Freeman, Samuel

Historical Items

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Item 7652

Samuel Freeman's waistcoat, Portland, ca. 1786

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1786 Location: Portland Media: Silk, linen, metallic thread

Item 7654

Silhouette of Samuel Freeman, ca. 1780

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1780 Location: Portland Media: Paper

Item 7656

Keyhole porringer, Portland, ca. 1789

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1789 Location: Portland Media: Silver

Online Exhibits

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Liberty Threatened: Maine in 1775

At Lexington and Concord, on April 19, 1775, British troops attempted to destroy munitions stored by American colonists. The battles were the opening salvos of the American Revolution. Shortly, the conflict would erupt in Maine.

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Northern Threads: Silhouettes in Sequence, ca. 1780-1889

A themed exhibit vignette within "Northern Threads Part I," featuring a timeline of silhouettes from about 1775 through 1889.

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Amazing! Maine Stories

These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.

Site Pages

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1800-1830 - Page 2 of 2

1800-1830 Gown with leaf motif, ca. 1825Maine Historical Society As of 2020, the MHS collection includes no examples of 1820s colored cotton…

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1800-1830 - Page 1 of 2

1800-1830 Lucia Wadsworth's "assembly dress," Portland, ca. 1799Maine Historical Society Slender cotton gown, Buckfield, ca.

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Historic Clothing Collection - Mid to Late Nineteenth Century

Mid to Late Nineteenth Century Until the development of fashion publications, people relied on letters from travelling friends, or returning…