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Historical Items

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Item 69125

Christian Association Schedule, Farmington State Normal School, 1901

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: 1901 Location: Farmington Media: Photographic print

Item 8154

Village Christian Church, Skowhegan

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House Date: circa 1900 Location: Skowhegan Media: Photographic print

Item 54664

Christian Endeavor Cottage, Fairfield, ca. 1960

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: circa 1960 Location: Fairfield Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 37531

17 Conant Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Christian Peterson Style: Utilitarian Use: Garage & Storage

Item 56545

Assessor's Record, 7 Grace Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Christian Madsen Use: Shed

Item 56546

Assessor's Record, 7 Grace Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Christian Madsen Use: Garage

Exhibits

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The Public Face of Christmas

Christmas, a Christian holiday observed by many Mainers, has a very public, seasonal face that makes it visible to those of all beliefs.

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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.

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Prohibition in Maine in the 1920s

Federal Prohibition took hold of America in 1920 with the passing of the Volstead Act that banned the sale and consumption of all alcohol in the US. However, Maine had the Temperance movement long before anyone was prohibited from taking part in one of America's most popular past times. Starting in 1851, the struggles between the "drys" and the "wets" of Maine lasted for 82 years, a period of time that was everything but dry and rife with nothing but illegal activity.

Site Pages

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First Parish in Portland

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Franco-American Heritage Center at St. Mary's

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Columbian Block

… our block was the YMCA which stands for Young Men Christian Association. The YMCA was important because it provided opportunities for athletic…

My Maine Stories

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Rev James Wells Appointment as Chaplain for Maine in Civil War
by David Woodward

Certificate for Rev. Wells commissioned by Gov. Israel Washburn Jr. to serve in Maine 11th Regiment

Story

Story of the "little nun"
by Felicia Garant

My grandmother made a nun's outfit for me

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Portland in the 1940s
by Carol Norton Hall

As a young woman in Portland during WWII, the presence of servicemen was life changing.