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Historical Items

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Item 8994

Birthplace of Frank A. Munsey, Skowhegan, ca. 1919

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House Date: circa 1919 Location: Skowhegan Media: Photographic print

Item 17091

Farm, Caribou, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library Date: circa 1910 Location: Caribou Media: Postcard

Item 26056

Katahdin Ironworks Furnace After Restoration, 1966

Contributed by: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands Date: 1966-10-30 Location: Katahdin Iron Works Media: Photographic print

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109511

Plans of House for Mr. F. W. Chandler, Brunswick, 1911

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1911 Location: Brunswick Client: F. W. Chandler Architect: Gibbs and Pulsifer Architects

Online Exhibits

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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.


Westbrook Seminary: Educating Women

Westbrook Seminary, built on Stevens Plain in 1831, was founded to educate young men and young women. Seminaries traditionally were a form of advanced secondary education. Westbrook Seminary served an important function in admitting women students, for whom education was less available in the early and mid nineteenth century.


Home: The Longfellow House & the Emergence of Portland

The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Presque Isle’s Historic Fire Station

… (top floor), fire house (main floor) and jail (cellar). An addition was built in 1950 to house the larger ladder trucks.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Growing Up in Masardis - Page 2 of 4

… had recess, they had to throw wood down into the cellar so that the teacher could get it later for it to be burned in a wood stove.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Design for rustic fence, gate, Bangor, 1867

… should constitute three, well the fourth, his cellar the fifth his grounds the sixth, the passage to a house barn garden field or pasture is one…

My Maine Stories

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Two-minute Tale of the Pandemic
by Nancy Creighton Collins

What everyday life was like during the beginning of the pandemic.


Apple Time - a visit to the ancestral farm
by Randy Randall

Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.