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Historical Items

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Item 74460

Chapman Brook, Bethel, 1896

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1896-07-25 Location: Bethel Media: Photographic reproduction of pencil on paper-drawing

Item 8617

Interview with Clyde Sukeforth (Sukey)

Contributed by: Life Story Center Date: circa 1930 Location: Waldoboro; New York Media: Sound recording, MP3

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Item 15553

Bethel cartoon, ca. 1925

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1925 Location: Bethel Media: Ink on paper

Online Exhibits

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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.

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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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Begin Again: reckoning with intolerance in Maine

BEGIN AGAIN explores Maine's historic role, going back 528 years, in crisis that brought about the pandemic, social and economic inequities, and the Black Lives Matter movement in 2020.

Site Pages

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Life on a Tidal River - Bass Park: A History of Fillies, Fame, and Fun

… because of a conversation that William Rogers Chapman, a famous choral conductor who founded and directed Maine Music Festivals (1897-1926), had…