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Historical Items

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Item 12333

Mr. & Mrs. Cyrus Purinton's 50th Anniversary Invitation

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society Date: 1835 - 1885 Location: Topsham Media: Paper

Item 12192

Brunswick Anniversary Celebration, 1889

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society Date: 1889-06-13 Location: Brunswick Media: Photograph, print

Item 22653

Anniversary, 150th for Brunswick, 1889

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society Date: 1889 Location: Brunswick Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Exhibit

La St-Jean in Lewiston-Auburn

St-Jean-Baptiste Day -- June 24th -- in Lewiston-Auburn was a very public display of ethnic pride for nearly a century. Since about 1830, French Canadians had used St. John the Baptist's birthdate as a demonstration of French-Canadian nationalism.

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Indians at the Centennial

Passamaquoddy Indians from Washington County traveled to Portland in 1920 to take part in the Maine Centennial Exposition. They set up an "Indian Village" at Deering Oaks Park.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Forsters

… This mustard paddle sample card was one prepared depicting products made for the 50th anniversary of the Forster Manufacturing Co. in Strong.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Forsters

… and spearhead stick were made in 1947 and samples were displayed on cards for the 50th Anniversary of Forster Manufacturing Co. in Strong.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Forsters

… infoStrong Historical Society For its 50th anniversary in 1947 Forster Manufacturing Co. prepared sample cards with examples of items in…

My Maine Stories

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Story

In 1970 I served in Vietnam, and sent my parents a package
by Peter P. Joyce Jr.

My Parents' war story