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Historical Items

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Item 16013

Bell Farms, Lewiston, c. 1970

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1970 Location: Lewiston; Auburn Media: Paper

Item 20210

Potter Hall bell, Ricker Classical Institute, Houlton, 1912

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: 1912 Location: Houlton; Troy Media: Bronze

Item 19017

Catherine Bell remembers Christmas, Monticello, 1925-1943

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: 1925 - 1943 Location: Houlton; Monticello Media: MP3

Tax Records

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Item 32644

106-108 Bell Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Estate of William E. Bell Style: National Folk Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 32635

67 Bell Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Margaret W Scott Style: National Folk Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 32637

71 Bell Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Ella F Cotton Style: National Folk Use: Dwelling - Single family

Exhibits

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Otisfield's One-Room Schoolhouses

Many of the one-room schoolhouses in Otisfield, constructed from 1839 through the early twentieth century, are featured here. The photos, most of which also show teachers and children, were taken between 1898 and 1998.

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The Schooner Bowdoin: Ninety Years of Seagoing History

After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner <em>Bowdoin,</em> which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.

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In Canada During the Civil War

One surviving letter from the family of Francis Pratt to the young man who was in Canada in 1865 suggests that going to Canada to escape military service during the Civil War was not unheard of. The letter also suggests money was removed to Canada to protect it.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Belles Early apple, Bangor, 1864

Belles Early apple, Bangor, 1864 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description On the first page of "John…

Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Dr. Charles Bell's parlor car, Strong, ca. 1936 Item 65504 infoStrong Historical Society Parlor car #9 of the Sandy River &…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

Railroad Dr. Charles Bell's parlor car, Strong, ca. 1936 Item 65504 infoStrong Historical Society Parlor car #9 of the Sandy River &…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Ogunquit Beach Sonnet
by Shannon Schooley

Sonnet written for school when I was 12 years old.

Story

Growing up DownEast
by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast

Lesson Plans

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Lesson Plan

Longfellow Studies: "Christmas Bells"

Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12 Content Area: English Language Arts, Social Studies
The words of this poem are more commonly known as the lyrics to a popular Christmas Carol of the same title. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow wrote "Christmas Bells" in December of 1863 as the Civil War raged. It expresses his perpetual optimism and hope for the future of mankind. The poem's lively rhythm, simple rhyme and upbeat refrain have assured its popularity through the years.