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Keywords: 1889

Historical Items

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Item 27867

President Harrison, Bath, 1889

Contributed by: Maine Maritime Museum Date: 1889 Location: Bath Media: Photographic print

Item 14089

Brewer High School, 1889

Contributed by: Brewer Public Library Date: 1889-06-10 Location: Brewer Media: Photographic print

Item 71164

Monson bird's-eye view, 1889

Contributed by: Boston Public Library Date: 1889 Location: Monson Media: Ink on paper; lithograph

Exhibits

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Rebecca Usher: 'To Succor the Suffering Soldiers'

Rebecca Usher of Hollis was 41 and single when she joined the Union nursing service at the U.S. General Hospital at Chester, Pennsylvania. Her time there and later at City Point, Virginia, were defining experiences of her life.

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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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Student Exhibit: Somerset Railroad

The Somerset Railroad was completed in 1872. It started out as a dream to link the Maine Coast with Canadian businesses to the north. It ran from the North Woods around Moosehead Lake down to Southern Maine and back again for 56 years.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - John Martin self portrait, 1889

John Martin self portrait, 1889 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description John Martin (1823-1904) of…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Ladies Blush apple, Bangor, 1889

Ladies Blush apple, Bangor, 1889 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description John Martin (1832-1904), an…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Annie Martin Snow casket, Bangor, 1889

… Description Annie Martin Snow (1855-1889) died on August 30, 1889, while visiting the home of her parents, Clara and John Martin, in…

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.

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

Passamaquoddy Veterans Protecting the Homeland