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Historical Items

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Item 10856

Aroostook Pioneer, newspaper building, Houlton, c. 1900

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 14496

Model Train Races, Houlton, ca. 1960

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society Date: circa 1960 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 15394

Houlton Grange stage curtain, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Houlton Grange Date: circa 1930 Location: Houlton; Springfield Media: Paint on canvas

Exhibits

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Maine Eats: the food revolution starts here

From Maine's iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine's identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine's culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.

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Umbazooksus & Beyond

Visitors to the Maine woods in the early twentieth century often recorded their adventures in private diaries or journals and in photographs. Their remembrances of canoeing, camping, hunting and fishing helped equate Maine with wilderness.

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Student Exhibit: Historic Buildings on Madison Ave in Skowhegan

Take a tour and see some of the beautiful old buildings that used to be on Madison Avenue, Skowhegan? A few still remain, but most have been torn down.

Site Pages

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Lincoln, Maine - That Pioneer Spirit

That Pioneer Spirit written by Bonnie Gray and Dottie Murchison revisions by Jeannette King, Mark Koscuiszka, Julie Housum, and Donna Vigue…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - History of Presque Isle

The Aroostook State Normal School grew into the University of Maine at Presque Isle attracting students from all over the state, region, country and…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Phair House, the Bellstead and the Social Security Building

Phair was a Presque Isle pioneer and a wealthy man. Phair was known as the “Starch King” because he was in the potato starch business.

My Maine Stories

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Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life