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Item 7937

Mr. Merrill, caretaker

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1895 Location: Falmouth Media: Photoprint

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George Winfield Akeley, ca. 1945

Contributed by: Presque Isle Historical Society Date: circa 1945 Location: Presque Isle Media: Photographic print

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Signal flags, Portland, ca. 1800

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1800 Location: Portland Media: Paper

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Among the Lungers: Treating TB

Tuberculosis -- or consumption as it often was called -- claimed so many lives and so threatened the health of communities that private organizations and, by 1915, the state, got involved in TB treatment. The state's first tuberculosis sanatorium was built on Greenwood Mountain in Hebron and introduced a new philosophy of treatment.


In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.


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?

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Beulah Akeley, Librarian, ca. 1940

Later she and her husband George were caretakers at the Methodist church in Presque Isle. Beulah is mentioned in the March 1945 edition of the…

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Camden-Rockport Historical Society

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Guilford, Maine - PROJECT OVERVIEW - Page 2 of 2

… PARTNERS Guilford Historical Society - Our local caretakers of the links to the past. A community minded group of volunteers that preserve and…