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Historical Items

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Item 10745

Monson Fire of 1897

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society Date: 1897-01-12 Location: Monson Media: Photographic print

Item 15291

1897 Hose Cart

Contributed by: Bar Harbor Fire Department Date: 1897 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Metal and Wood

Item 18378

Wedding party, Lewiston, 1897

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: 1897 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Educating Oneself: Carnegie Libraries

Industrialist Andrew Carnegie gave grants for 20 libraries in Maine between 1897 and 1912, specifying that the town own the land, set aside funds for maintenance, have room to expand -- and offer library services at no charge.

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Jay & Livermore Falls, Pioneers in Paper Making

Alvin Record and Hugh J. Chisholm were instrumental in building paper mills in Jay, Livermore, and Livermore Falls. The two industrialists helped make the towns prosperous.

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Margaret Chase Smith: A Historic Candidacy

When she announced her candidacy for President in January 1964, three-term Republican Senator Margaret Chase Smith became the first woman to seek the nomination of one of the two major political parties.

Site Pages

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Madame Nordica concert poster, ca. 1897

The year is not certain, but Nordica undertook a tour of the United States in 1897. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Thursday Club

… Club Thursday Club meeting menu, Biddeford, 1897 Item 31630 infoBiddeford Historical Society The club movement reached its peak in the…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Forsters

By 1897 demand for Forster products far exceeded the production capabilities at that location so he purchased this J.

My Maine Stories

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Pandemic ruminations and the death of Rose Cleveland
by Tilly Laskey

Correlations between the 1918 and 2020 Pandemics