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Historical Items

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Item 15170

1911 American Underslung, Seal Cove

Contributed by: Seal Cove Auto Museum Date: 1911 Location: Seal Cove Media: Metal and Rubber

Item 102350

Joseph Murray and friends on deck of the R.M.S. Scythia, 1927

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1927 Location: Portland; Boston; Le Havre Media: Photographic print

Item 30881

Cover, William Ladd, American Peace Society Anniversary, Minot, 1928

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1928 Location: Minot Media: Ink on paper

Exhibits

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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.

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Hannibal Hamlin of Paris Hill

2009 marked the bicentennials of the births of Abraham Lincoln and his first vice president, Hannibal Hamlin of Maine. To observe the anniversary, Paris Hill, where Hamlin was born and raised, honored the native statesman and recalled both his early life in the community and the mark he made on Maine and the nation.

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Holding up the Sky: Wabanaki people, culture, history, and art

Learn about Native diplomacy and obligation by exploring 13,000 years of Wabanaki residence in Maine through 17th century treaties, historic items, and contemporary artworks—from ash baskets to high fashion. Wabanaki voices contextualize present-day relevance and repercussions of 400 years of shared histories between Wabanakis and settlers to their region.

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Abbe Museum

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