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Historical Items

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Mystery Corner Item

Item 104675

Boy Scout, ca. 1935

Mystery Corner Item Do you know who this and where it was taken?

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: circa 1935

Mystery Corner Item

Item 104674

Boy Scout and dog, ca. 1935

Mystery Corner Item Do you know who this and where it was taken?

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: circa 1935

Item 17997

Boy Scouts on Derby turntable, c. 1955

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society Date: circa 1955 Location: Derby Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Summer Camps

Maine is home to dozens of summer-long youth camps and untold numbers of day camps that take advantage of water, woods, and fresh air. While the children, counselors, and other staff come to Maine in the summer, the camps live on throughout the year and throughout the lives of many of the campers.

Exhibit

Indians at the Centennial

Passamaquoddy Indians from Washington County traveled to Portland in 1920 to take part in the Maine Centennial Exposition. They set up an "Indian Village" at Deering Oaks Park.

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Eternal Images: Photographing Childhood

From the earliest days of photography doting parents from across Maine sought to capture images of their young children. The studio photographs often reflect the families' images of themselves and their status or desired status.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Presque Isle: The Star City - Adventures in Aroostook County - Page 1 of 3

Growing up on a farm he had his own pony named Scout that he broke himself. He would chase his siblings around the pastures.

Site Page

Highlighting Historical Hampden - Elusive Championship

… Assoc., Mattanawcook Academy, and the Old Town Scouts. Games played in those days had much lower scores than games played today, as shown in a game…

Site Page

Skowhegan Community History - A Brief History of the Skowhegan Area

… the village the day after they had overtaken a scout, Bomazeen, who was keeping watch in order to warn the village of any approaching enemy.

My Maine Stories

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Story

My 41 year career in Maine paper mills
by Mike Luciano

Generations of paper workers, families, immigrants, jobs in the mill, labor strikes, and changes

Story

A Story in a Stick
by Jim Moulton

A story about dowsing for a well in Bowdoin

Story

A Maine Family's story of being Prisoners of War in Manila
by Nicki Griffin

As a child, born after the war, I would hear these stories - glad they were finally written down