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Historical Items

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Item 148070

Temperance Watchman Club No. 1 banner, ca. 1848

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1848 Location: Durham Media: silk

Item 9190

WWII Patriotic banner, ca. 1945

Contributed by: Norway Historical Society Date: circa 1945 Location: Norway Media: Felt with foil and cloth

Item 79521

Androscoggin No. 2 banner, Topsham, 1920

Contributed by: Town of Topsham Date: 1920 Location: Topsham Media: Silk

Online Exhibits

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A Celebration of Skilled Artisans

The Maine Charitable Mechanic Association, an organization formed to promote and support skilled craftsmen, celebrated civic pride and members' trades with a parade through Portland on Oct. 8, 1841 at which they displayed 17 painted linen banners with graphic and textual representations of the artisans' skills.


This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War

For Mainers like many other people in both the North and the South, the Civil War, which lasted from 1861-1865, had a profound effect on their lives. Letters, artifacts, relics, and other items saved by participants at home and on the battlefield help illuminate the nature of the Civil War experience for Mainers.


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.

Site Pages

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Rum, Riot, and Reform - Temperance Membership

Temperance Watchman Club No. 1 banner, ca. 1848Maine Historical Society Banner of the Temperance Watchman, ca. 1848 No.

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Maine and the Civil War - Bluehill Academy Journal, 1863

… picture of a blue and red eagle carrying a banner that says "E. Pluribus Unum" and shield over water.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox: The Funeral

Henry Knox: The Funeral Thomaston Cavalry Banner This is the banner that the Thomaston Cavalry may have carried in Henry Knox's funeral…

My Maine Stories

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How the first chapter Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine
by Doug Rawlings

Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine and is now an international movement