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Historical Items

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Item 30861

Water Street Parade float, Guilford, 1966

Contributed by: Charlotte Cookson through Guilford Historical Society Date: 1966 Location: Guilford Media: Photographic print

Item 9434

Native Americans at a rally, 1979

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1979 Location: Augusta Media: Photoprint

Item 34301

Ardie Flanders creamery truck, Lincoln, ca. 1928

Contributed by: Alan & Gloria Edwards through Lincoln Historical Society Date: circa 1928 Location: Lincoln Media: Photographic print


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In Canada During the Civil War

One surviving letter from the family of Francis Pratt to the young man who was in Canada in 1865 suggests that going to Canada to escape military service during the Civil War was not unheard of. The letter also suggests money was removed to Canada to protect it.


One Hundred Years of Caring -- EMMC

In 1892 five physicians -- William H. Simmons, William C. Mason, Walter H. Hunt, Everett T. Nealey, and William E. Baxter -- realized the need for a hospital in the city of Bangor had become urgent and they set about providing one.


A Riot of Words: Ballads, Posters, Proclamations and Broadsides

Imagine a day 150 years ago. Looking down a side street, you see the buildings are covered with posters and signs.

Site Pages

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Guilford, Maine - Pre-Settlement And The First 100 Years

… portion that remained was moved approximately 150 feet up the road. In 1916, Guilford citizens joyously celebrated the town’s 100th anniversary.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - In the beginning, there were the Wabanaki…

After 150 years of these conflicts, barely 1,000 Wabanaki men, women, and children remained in Maine.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Movies Come To The Island

McKay raised somewhere between $150,000 and $250,000 (through a combination of stock sales and bootlegging ventures) and within five short months he…

My Maine Stories

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Learning to fly and instructing cadets at West Point during WWII
by Vera Cleaves

West Point during World War II


My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima