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Item 101258

Samuel Adams to James Warren, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1776

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1776-10-17 Location: Springfield; Watertown Media: Ink on paper

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Item 7372

Bill of lading for slave, 1719

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1719 Media: Ink on paper

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Item 66167

Lithgow Library, Augusta, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Boston Public Library Date: circa 1935 Location: Augusta Media: Linen texture postcard


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Great Cranberry Island's Preble House

The Preble House, built in 1827 on a hilltop over Preble Cove on Great Cranberry Island, was the home to several generations of Hadlock, Preble, and Spurling family members -- and featured in several books.


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.


Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Andrew Smith Store

The Andrew Smith home was owned by Tina Joyce from 1946 to 1964. Charles and Ernestine King purchased the building in 1968.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Old Town Hall and Grant Building

From President Andrew Jackson's administration, Bath received $10,000 from the government, $4,000 of which went toward building the Old City Hall.

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Surry by the Bay - Nineteenth Century

… Atlas – Hancock, County, Maine lists five Surry merchants and dealers selling dry and fancy goods, boots, crockery, paints, groceries…