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Item 6612

Broad Street, Bethel, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Bethel

Media: Photographic print

Item 101078

Bethel Zouaves militia company, Bethel, ca. 1862

Contributed by: Bethel Historical Society

Date: circa 1862

Location: Bethel

Media: half plate ambrotype

Item 1497

Delegate election results, Bethel, 1816

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1816-09-02

Location: Bethel

Media: Ink on paper

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Item 53796

Assessor's Record, 283-285 Fore Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Seaman's Bethel Society

Use: Church & School

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Civil War monument dedication, Bethel, 1908

Field & Homefront: Bethel during the Civil War

Like many towns, Bethel responded to the Civil War by sending many soldiers and those at the homefront sent aid and supported families. The town grew during the war, but suffered after its end.


Maine Soldiers' Relief Association card, Washington

The Sanitary Commission: Meeting Needs of Soldiers, Families

The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.


Horn antenna, Andover, 1962

Maine and the Space Age

The small town of Andover landed on the international map in 1962 when the Earth Station that had been built there successfully communicated with Telstar, the first telecommunications satellite.

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Grand Trunk Railway station, Bethel, ca. 1880

Bethel Historical Society

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Jonathan Keyes Log Cabin, Rumford Corner

Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford - Page 1 of 4

… settlement in this area, but rather up river at Bethel and down river at Canton. Two of the last remaining tribal members were Molly Ockett, who…

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Mechanics Institute of Rumford, ca. 1911

Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford - Page 3 of 4

… in a now demolished church in Mayville, near Bethel. Other 20th century Rumford artists are Oscar and Laura Legere, Robert Soucy, and Christine…