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Person/Organization: Washington, George

Historical Items

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Item 1286

Letter to George Washington on burning of Falmouth, 1775

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1775-10-24 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 67705

George Washington bicentenntial celebration program, Surry, 1932

Contributed by: Surry Historical Society Date: 1932-08-18 Location: Surry Media: Ink on paper

Item 101714

Washington pie recipe, ca. 1875

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1875 Media: Ink on paper

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Online Exhibits

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Lock of George Washington's Hair

Correspondence between Elizabeth Wadsworth, her father Peleg Wadsworth and Martha Washington's secretary about the gift of a lock of George Washington's hair to Eliza.


Student Exhibit: Benedict Arnold's March Through Skowhegan

Benedict Arnold arrived in Skowhegan on October 4th, 1775, and it was here that Arnold received his first offer of help from the colonists. Joseph Weston and his sons helped Benedict Arnold and his army cross over the Skowhegan Falls, but Joseph later got a severe cold from exposure and died of a fever on Oct.16th. His sons went back to the family home along the Kennebec for they were the first family to settle in Old Canaan or what is now Skowhegan.


Northern Threads: Mourning Fashions

A themed exhibit vignette within "Northern Threads Part I," featuring 18th and 19th century mourning jewelry and fashions.