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Historical Items

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Item 98681

8th Maine Regiment recruitment poster, Belfast, ca. 1861

Contributed by: Belfast Historical Society Date: circa 1861 Location: Belfast Media: Ink on paper

Item 31046

8th & 9th grade students, Guilford, Fall 1913

Contributed by: Guilford Historical Society Date: 1913 Location: Guilford Media: Photographic print

Item 100577

William Beckler's discharge document, Augusta, 1865

Contributed by: Washburn Norlands Living History Center Date: 1865-06-19 Location: Augusta; Livermore Media: Ink on paper

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Tax Records

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Item 82915

8th Maine Regimental Assoc. property, S. Side 8th Maine Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: 8th Maine Regimental Assoc. Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 82925

Morris property, S. Side 8th Maine Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: George W. Morris Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 82891

Shepherd property, S. Side 8th Maine Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Dan L. Shepherd Use: Summer Dwelling


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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.


George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.


Lt. Charles Bridges: Getting Ahead in the Army

Sgt. Charles Bridges of Co. B of the 2nd Maine Infantry was close to the end of his two years' enlistment in early 1863 when he took advantage of an opportunity for advancement by seeking and getting a commission as an officer in the 3rd Regiment U.S. (Colored) Volunteers.

Site Pages

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Lincoln, Maine - Main Street

… to browse various pieces completed by 7th and 8th grade social-studies students at Mattanawcook Junior High School in Lincoln.

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Guilford, Maine - CONTACT US

… COMMUNITY MIDDLE SCHOOL Rex Webb, 7th & 8th Grade Social Studies Teacher/ MCHP Member - 876-4301 GUILFORD MEMORIAL LIBRARY Linda Packard…

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Guilford, Maine - Guilford Schools

… Rising Out Of The Ashes By: Rex Webb, 7th & 8th Grade Social Studies Teacher and 8th Grade Students Piscataquis Community Middle School…

My Maine Stories

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A Maine Family's story of being Prisoners of War in Manila
by Nicki Griffin

As a child, born after the war, I would hear these stories - glad they were finally written down


How Mom caught Dad
by Jane E. Woodman

How Ruth and Piney met in Wilton and started a life together


We will remember
by Sam Kelley

My service in the Vietnam War