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Item 12218

Lincoln Street, Brunswick, 1885

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society Date: circa 1885 Location: Brunswick Media: Photograph, Print

Item 15176

Replica of the 1885 Benz

Contributed by: Seal Cove Auto Museum Date: circa 1885 Location: Seal Cove Media: Metal and Wood

Item 23590

Biddeford Flood, 1885

Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum Date: 1885 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print


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John Dunn, 19th Century Sportsman

John Warner Grigg Dunn was an accomplished amateur photographer, hunter, fisherman and lover of nature. On his trips to Ragged Lake and environs, he became an early innovator among amateur wildlife photographers. His photography left us with a unique record of the Moosehead Lake region in the late nineteenth century.


Student Exhibit: A Civil War Soldier from Skowhegan

Alexander Crawford a soldier from Skowhegan, was born in 1839 on a farm on the Dudley Corner Road in Skowhegan. He served in the Civil War and returned to Skowhegan to run the family farm.


Student Exhibit: Can You Help Our Free Skowhegan Public Library?

The Skowhegan Free Public Library was built in 1889 with money donated by Abner Coburn and the town of Skowhegan. Mr. Coburn left $30,000 in his will towards the building of the library. In 2005, for the library to fully keep up with their programs need to make some renovations. These changes would allow for more use of technology, more room for children's programs, and provide handicap accessibility.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Scrapbook 1: 1885-1899, Katahdin Iron Works, Silver Lake Hotel

Scrapbook 1: 1885-1899, Katahdin Iron Works, Silver Lake Hotel "A Little Daisy," Katahdin Iron Works, 1890Item Contributed byMaine Historical…

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Maine and the Civil War - Togus Veterans' Hospital view, 1885

Togus Veterans' Hospital view, 1885 Contributed by Boston Public Library Description This bird's-eye view shows the Togus home for veterans.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Savage Family Hotel Page Images -III

Savage Family Hotel Page Images -III Asticou Inn, Northeast Harbor, ca. 1885 Item 81069 infoMount Desert Island Historical Society

My Maine Stories

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Mosher family history and my career at S.D. Warren
by Abbott Mosher

My family settled the Westbrook region and I am a 4th generation paper maker at S.D. Warren.


The centuries-long history of Passamaquoddy Veterans
by Donald Soctomah, Passamaquoddy Historic Preservation Office

Passamaquoddy Veterans Protecting the Homeland