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Historical Items

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Item 17521

Weapons depot, Brunswick Naval Air Station, ca. 1943

Contributed by: Pejepscot History Center Date: circa 1943 Location: Brunswick Media: Photographic print

Item 17514

WAVES, Brunswick Naval Air Station, ca. 1945

Contributed by: Pejepscot History Center Date: circa 1945 Location: Brunswick Media: Photographic print

Item 17515

Naval Air Station Operations Office, Brunswick, ca. 1945

Contributed by: Pejepscot History Center Date: circa 1945 Location: Brunswick Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

Civil Defense: Fear and Safety

In the 1950s and the 1960s, Maine's Civil Defense effort focused on preparedness for hurricanes, floods and other natural disasters and a more global concern, nuclear war. Civil Defense materials urged awareness, along with measures like storing food and other staple items and preparing underground or other shelters.

Exhibit

State of Mind: Becoming Maine

The history of the region now known as Maine did not begin at statehood in 1820. What was Maine before it was a state? How did Maine separate from Massachusetts? How has the Maine we experience today been shaped by thousands of years of history?

My Maine Stories

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Story

Moving from Washington to Maine with the Navy
by Tom Jarvis

Maine's forests, mill history, and volunteer work keep me here