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Keywords: 1898

Historical Items

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Item 7949

Soldiers on Federal Street., Portland, 1898

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1898 Location: Portland Media: Photoprint

Item 14694

Flags, Portland, 1898

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1898 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 14692

Parade through Monument Square in Portland, 1898

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1898 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Otisfield's One-Room Schoolhouses

Many of the one-room schoolhouses in Otisfield, constructed from 1839 through the early twentieth century, are featured here. The photos, most of which also show teachers and children, were taken between 1898 and 1998.

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Prisoners of War

Mainers have been held prisoners in conflicts fought on Maine and American soil and in those fought overseas. In addition, enemy prisoners from several wars have been brought to Maine soil for the duration of the war.

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John Y. Merrill: Leeds Farmer, Entrepreneur, & More

John Y. Merrill of Leeds (1823-1898) made terse entries in diaries he kept for 11 years. His few words still provide a glimpse into the life of a mid 18th century farmer, who also made shoes, quarried stone, moved barns, made healing salves -- and was active in civic affairs.

Site Pages

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Ships

Ships The schooner Victory, Hampden, ca. 1898 Item 28115 infoHampden Historical Society

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Historic Hallowell - Uniforms and Expenses

In the years 1898-1911, the costs were reduced from $937 to $75. This may have been due to start up costs for the police force in 1898.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Economy on Mt. Desert Island

… began as the Tufts Summer School of Biology in 1898, and the Jackson Laboratory was started in 1929.

My Maine Stories

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Canadian immigrant founds worlds largest paper company in 1898
by Hugh J. Chisholm

Hugh J. Chisholm founded International Paper, which was the world's largest paper company in 1898.