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Historical Items

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Item 29188

Hallowell Cotton Mill, Academy Street, ca. 1885

Contributed by: Hubbard Free Library Date: circa 1885 Location: Hallowell Media: Photographic print

Item 100036

Maurice Horne Garage, Weld Street, Dixfield, ca. 1939

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society Date: circa 1939 Location: Dixfield Media: Photographic print

Item 98487

The Hi Spot Restaurant, Main Street, Dixfield, ca.1950

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society Date: circa 1950 Location: Dixfield Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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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MY ISLAND HOME: Verlie Colby Greenleaf of Westport Island

Verlie Greenleaf (1891-1992) bore witness to over a century of Westport Island's history. Many changes occurred during Verlie's 100-year life. Verlie Greenleaf donated photographs, personal notes, and sat for an interview in 1987, all part of the Westport Island History Committee's collection. Her words frame this exhibition, providing a first-person account of her life.

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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.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Communication

They thought that the invention would work well, so they took it to an automobile show in New York in the early 1900‘s.

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Lincoln, Maine - Railroads

… by the train as it goes by my house and honks its horn. It is very annoying! Many times it carries wood and things to and from the mill.

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future

… music activities, playing the bass, violin, and horn. The Bartlett family owned a lot of property and a mill in the North Village.