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Historical Items

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Item 66917

Charles Bridges resignation, Port Hudson, LA, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1863-08-10 Location: Castine; Port Hudson Media: Ink on paper

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Item 66913

Charles Bridges resignation, Port Hudson, LA, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1863-07-25 Location: Port Hudson; Castine Media: Ink on paper

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Item 66919

Charles Bridges leave request, Port Hudson, LA, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1863 Location: Port Hudson; Castine Media: Ink on paper

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Tax Records

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Item 82416

Bridges property, E. Side Oak Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Dora B. Bridges Use: Dwelling

Item 88116

Bridges property, Island Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Dora B. Bridges Use: Store

Item 88117

Bridges property, Island Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Dora B. Bridges Use: Store

Exhibits

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Exhibit

The Waldo-Hancock Bridge

The Waldo-Hancock Bridge is in the process of being dismantled after over 70 years of service. The Maine State Archives has a number of records related to the history of this famous bridge that are presented in this exhibition.

Exhibit

The Swinging Bridge: Walking Across the Androscoggin

Built in 1892 to entice workers at the Cabot Manufacturing Corporation in Brunswick to move to newly built housing in Topsham, the Androscoggin Pedestrian "Swinging" Bridge or Le Petit Pont quickly became important to many people traveling between the two communities.

Exhibit

Lt. Charles Bridges: Getting Ahead in the Army

Sgt. Charles Bridges of Co. B of the 2nd Maine Infantry was close to the end of his two years' enlistment in early 1863 when he took advantage of an opportunity for advancement by seeking and getting a commission as an officer in the 3rd Regiment U.S. (Colored) Volunteers.

Site Pages

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - Bridges of North New Portland

The Concrete Bridge replaced the old bridge. Bridge in the North VillageItem Contributed byNew Portland Historical Society Cement Bridge: The…

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - Bridges of East New Portland

The bridge was a five-span structure, with granite block piers and abutments supporting five timber kingpost trusses.

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - Bridges of West New Portland

Gould Hill Bridge: The Gould Hill Bridge, also known as on of the Twin Bridges, was also constructed by the Maine State Highway Commission.

My Maine Stories

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Story

The story behind David Moses Bridges' basket
by Patricia Ayala Rocabado

The story behind David Moses Bridges' (1962-2017) birch bark basket

Story

Working at Mercy, a generational experience
by Carolyn Bridges

Carolyn Bridges has worked at Mercy Hospital for over 40 years

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I have thought about Vietnam almost every day for 48 years
by Ted Heselton

Working as a heavy equipment operator in Vietnam

Lesson Plans

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Lesson Plan

Longfellow's Ripple Effect: Journaling With the Poet - "The Bridge"

Grade Level: 6-Adult Learner Content Area: English Language Arts, Social Studies
This lesson is part of a series of six lesson plans that will give students the opportunity to become familiar with the works of Longfellow while reflecting upon how his works speak to their own experiences.