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Item 21692

Ceremony, Oakdale Cemetery, Sanford

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: 1904–1920 Location: Sanford Media: Print from Glass Negative

Item 23671

Kittery-Portsmouth Bridge ceremony, 1923

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1923 Location: Kittery; Portsmouth Media: Glass Negative

Item 22063

Ceremony, Oakdale Cemetery, ca. 1907

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1908 Location: Sanford Media: Print from Glass Negative

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 111317

Mortuary Chapel, Gorham, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1938 Location: Gorham Client: Sarah E. Giddings Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Online Exhibits

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Graduation Season

Graduations -- and schools -- in the 19th through the first decade of the 20th century often were small affairs and sometimes featured student presentations that demonstrated what they had learned. They were not necessarily held in May or June, what later became the standard "end of the school year."


Shaarey Tphiloh, Portland's Orthodox Synagogue

Shaarey Tphiloh was founded in 1904 by immigrants from Eastern Europe. While accommodating to American society, the Orthodox synagogue also has retained many of its traditions.


A Parade, an Airplane and Two Weddings

Two couples, a parade from downtown Caribou to the airfield, and two airplane flights were the scene in 1930 when the couples each took off in a single-engine plane to tie the knot high over Aroostook County.

Site Pages

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Historic Clothing Collection - White cotton dress with gigot sleeves, Portland, ca. 1828 - Page 1 of 2

… fabric) is reminiscent of christening gowns or ceremonial items. The dress is associated with the Longfellow family of Portland.

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Historic Clothing Collection - Northern Threads: Two centuries of dress at Maine Historical Society - Page 2 of 3

… the term costume appropriate when describing ceremonial clothing, clothing associated with specific communities, or military uniforms.

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Historic Clothing Collection - Site Overview

Site Overview Madam de St. Felix ball dress, ca. 1820Maine Historical Society This collection portal consists of introduction narratives…

My Maine Stories

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How Mom caught Dad
by Jane E. Woodman

How Ruth and Piney met in Wilton and started a life together


Come back to Maine, I did!
by Dan Bolduc

Reflections and the value of Maine from a former pro hockey player from Waterville


Pandemic ruminations and the death of Rose Cleveland
by Tilly Laskey

Correlations between the 1918 and 2020 Pandemics