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Historical Items

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Item 82324

Twilight I Steamboat, Moosehead Lake, ca. 1888

Contributed by: Moosehead Historical Society Date: circa 1888 Location: Greenville Media: Photographic print

Mystery Corner Item

Item 104484

English Friends of Capt. F. Patten of Bath, ca. 1850

Mystery Corner Item Do you know of a Capt. F. Patten of Bath from this time period?

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1850 Location: Bath Media: Daguerreotype

Item 82329

Hancock Street, Ellsworth, 1933

Contributed by: Ellsworth Public Library Date: 1933-05-08 Location: Ellsworth Media: Postcard

Online Exhibits

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Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.


Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.


Student Exhibit: Historic Buildings on Madison Ave in Skowhegan

Take a tour and see some of the beautiful old buildings that used to be on Madison Avenue, Skowhegan? A few still remain, but most have been torn down.

Site Pages

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Surry by the Bay - Phebe Fowler: A Woman of Property

… Historical Society Phebe’s second husband was Captain Isaac Treworgy. She must have had a special passion for Isaac, the way she wrote his name so…

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Surry by the Bay - Nineteenth Century

There were sea captains (Master Mariners) in the Coggins (four generations), Treworgy, Clark, Haskell and Torrey families.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Merchants' Row

… was a local brick maker, and Captain William Patten was part of the important, ship building Patten family.