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Historical Items

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Item 33475

Shipyard stamp, Co. Biddeford, ca. 1917

Contributed by: An individual through Biddeford Historical Society Date: circa 1917 Location: Biddeford Media: Metal

Item 31755

Biddeford Shipbuilding Co. crew in front of 'Jere G. Shaw,' 1918

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1918 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Item 31751

Boats on Saco River, ca. 1917

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1917 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Laboring in Maine

Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.

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World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.

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Art of the People: Folk Art in Maine

For many different reasons people saved and carefully preserved the objects in this exhibit. Eventually, along with the memories they hold, the objects were passed to the Maine Historical Society. Object and memory, serve as a powerful way to explore history and to connect to the lives of people in the past.

Site Pages

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - IV. Engulfed by nationalism: Revolutionary Biddeford

"Deering & Son Lumber Co., Biddeford, ca. 1880Maine Historical Society By the mid to late 1700s Biddeford was a growing town, in the varied and…"

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - RESOURCES

"Biddeford, Me. : The Town. 1860-66. (C) Baker, Emerson W. "The world of Thomas Gorges: Life in the province of Maine in the 1640's." American…"

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 5 of 17

"… Manufacturing, built the Laconia Mills on the Biddeford side of the river in 1844, then started Pepperell Manufacturing Company in 1850."