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Historical Items

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Item 73522

Bone scarf slide, 1861

Contributed by: Bangor Historical Society Date: circa 1861 Location: Leesburg Media: Bone

Item 73418

Bone ring, ca. 1861

Contributed by: Bangor Historical Society Date: 1861 - 1865 Media: Bone, pigment

Item 73421

Bone ring, ca. 1861

Contributed by: Bangor Historical Society Date: 1861 - 1865 Media: Bone, paint

Exhibits

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Indians, Furs, and Economics

When Europeans arrived in North America and disrupted traditional Native American patterns of life, they also offered other opportunities: trade goods for furs. The fur trade had mixed results for the Wabanaki.

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Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

Site Pages

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Marion Sanborn

… put them in the box because they’re all skin and bones. So I didn’t like that either. Anna: So did you end up marrying a farmer? Marion: No, no I…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Beginnings

Using tools made of stone, bone, wood, and natural plant and animal fibers, they harvested an incredibly diverse range of mammals, birds and fish…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Native Americans

The burned animal bones from their meals include beaver, snapping turtle, caribou, and bear. The Little Ice Age, between AD 1300 and 1850, likely had…

My Maine Stories

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Mincemeat Recipe
by Marian Fowler

A recipe for mincemeat, along with the recipe's history.