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Historical Items

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Item 65829

Eben Roberts, 21st Maine, to Mary Calderwood, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1863-04-16 Location: Baton Rouge; Vinalhaven Media: Ink on paper

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Lt. Alexander Crawford Jr., ca. 1864

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House Date: 1864 Location: Skowhegan Media: Photographic print

Item 61680

Widow's request for assistance, Bath, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1864 Location: Bath Media: Ink on paper

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Online Exhibits

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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.


World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.


Begin Again: reckoning with intolerance in Maine

BEGIN AGAIN explores Maine's historic role, going back 528 years, in crisis that brought about the pandemic, social and economic inequities, and the Black Lives Matter movement in 2020.

Site Pages

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Tillson Testimonial

He was accepted into the regiment on the 15th and left for Washington two days later. On July 21st Henry was among the soldiers at the first battle…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 4 of 4

The Strong Elementary School was chosen as one of three in Maine named a 2005 No Child Left Behind - Blue Ribbon School, and one of 295 nationwide…

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Otisfield Historical Society

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My Maine Stories

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Reverend Thomas Smith of First Parish Portland
by Kristina Minister, Ph.D.

Pastor, Physician, Real Estate Speculator, and Agent for Wabanaki Genocide