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Historical Items

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Item 17811

Audience, Eastern Music Camp concert, 1931

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1931 Location: Sidney Media: Photographic print

Item 7267

Audience, City Hall Auditorium, Portland, 1995

Contributed by: Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ Date: 1995-01-24 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 102190

Benjamin Harrison requesting an audience of the House, Williamsburg, 1776

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1776-06-12 Location: Williamsburg Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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Elise Fellows White: World Traveling Violin Prodigy

Elise Fellows White was a violinist from Skowhegan who traveled all over the world to share her music.

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Lillian Nordica: Farmington Diva

Lillian Norton, known as Nordica, was one of the best known sopranos in America and the world at the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth centuries. She was a native of Farmington.

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Le Théâtre

Lewiston, Maine's second largest city, was long looked upon by many as a mill town with grimy smoke stacks, crowded tenements, low-paying jobs, sleazy clubs and little by way of refinement, except for Bates College. Yet, a noted Québec historian, Robert Rumilly, described it as "the French Athens of New England."

Site Pages

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Biddeford Mills Museum

A historic mill museum dedicated to creating exhibits that will educate the community and highlight mill history; as a research collection to assist the public in locating information on the mill’s buildings, history and employees; and to ensure the story of Biddeford’s economic and industrial revolution remains relevant and accessible to diverse audiences.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Joseph Jovite Salvas

… circling around small towns where they were well-received. In 1908, Salvas started presenting plays on his own for French-speaking audiences.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Joseph Jovite Salvas

It was not unusual for French-speaking audiences of 1100 to be entertained at one of Salvas’s plays.

My Maine Stories

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Growing up DownEast
by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR

Lesson Plans

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Bicentennial Lesson Plan

What Remains: Learning about Maine Populations through Burial Customs

Grade Level: 6-8 Content Area: English Language Arts, Social Studies, Visual & Performing Arts
This lesson plan will give students an overview of how burial sites and gravestone material culture can assist historians and archaeologists in discovering information about people and migration over time. Students will learn how new scholarship can help to dispel harmful archaeological myths, look into the roles of religion and ethnicity in early Maine and New England immigrant and colonial settlements, and discover how to track changes in population and social values from the 1600s to early 1900s based on gravestone iconography and epitaphs.