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Historical Items

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Item 104452

Wedding Cake House, Kennebunk, ca. 1855

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1855 Location: Kennebunk Media: daguerreotype

Item 102126

Wedding Cake House, Kennebunk, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Thomas S. Bourne through Brick Store Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Kennebunk Media: Photographic print

Item 12330

Wedding of George Livernois, Brunswick, ca. 1945

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

Exhibits

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How Sweet It Is

Desserts have always been a special treat. For centuries, Mainers have enjoyed something sweet as a nice conclusion to a meal or celebrate a special occasion. But many things have changed over the years: how cooks learn to make desserts, what foods and tools were available, what was important to people.

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Umbazooksus & Beyond

Visitors to the Maine woods in the early twentieth century often recorded their adventures in private diaries or journals and in photographs. Their remembrances of canoeing, camping, hunting and fishing helped equate Maine with wilderness.

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Jameson & Wotton Wharf, Friendship

Since 1897, the Jameson & Wotton Wharf in Friendship has been an important addition to the community on Muscongus Bay. The wharf, which is accessible at all tides, was a steamboat stop for many years, as well as important to the lobster business.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Maine Granite Industry-Hall Quarry

… and struck the ice dash run into this big ice cake-thats the spring of the year, ya know, the Sound had been frozen and it came down alongst here."…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - "A Little Daisy," Katahdin Iron Works, 1890

… the house work cooked nice bread, meats, pies, cakes &co & found time to attend school, also washed & done up the family clothing.

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Pejepscot Historical Society

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My Maine Stories

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Story

Seawolf Outhouse Robbery
by Roger Ek, Seawolf 25

How necessity creates invention, and the moving of an outhouse in Vietnam.

Story

From Pee Wee to Pro The Maine Way
by Danny Bolduc

I am the very first person from Maine to have played hockey in the Olympics and in the NHL.

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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