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Historical Items

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Mystery Corner Item

Item 103954

Biplane accident, ca. 1925

Mystery Corner Item Do you know where and when this was taken?

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: circa 1925 Media: Glass Negative

Item 13177

Railroad wreck, Westbrook, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Westbrook Media: Photograph, Lantern slide

Item 103952

Airplane crash, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: circa 1935 Media: Glass Negative

Exhibits

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Nuclear Energy for Maine?

Maine Yankee Nuclear Power Plant in Wiscasset generated electricity from 1972 until 1996. Activists concerned about the plant's safety led three unsuccessful referendum campaigns in the 1980s to shut it down.

Exhibit

Rumford's Notable Citizens in the Civil War

A number of Rumford area residents played important roles during the Civil War -- and in the community afterwards. Among these are William King Kimball, who commanded the 12th Maine for much of the war.

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Cape Elizabeth Shipwrecks

The rocky coastline of Cape Elizabeth has sent many vessels to their watery graves.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Bridge

Bridge Cargo truck accident, Strong, ca. 1915 Item 59557 infoStrong Historical Society A truck loaded with wooden shipping boxes proved to…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Cargo truck accident, Strong, ca. 1915 Item 59557 infoStrong Historical Society A truck loaded with wooden shipping boxes…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Bridge

Bridge Cargo truck accident, Strong, October 2, 1915 Item 60326 infoStrong Historical Society The occupants escaped serious injury when…

My Maine Stories

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Aroostook Potato Harvest: Perspective of a Six Year Old
by Phyllis A. Blackstone

A child's memory of potato harvest in the 1950s