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Historical Items

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Item 17299

First Clock, Houlton, 1819

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: 1819 Location: Houlton Media: Wood, metal

Item 13642

Wall clock, Bucksport, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society Date: circa 1897 Location: Bucksport Media: Wood, metal. glass

Item 15397

Houlton Grange Meeting Hall clock, ca. 1904

Contributed by: Houlton Grange Date: circa 1904 Location: Houlton Media: Wood


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Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.


The Arrival of Winter

The astronomical arrival of winter -- also known as the winter solstice -- marks the year's shortest day and the season of snow and cold. It usually arrives on December 21.


Giving Thanks

Cultures from the ancient Greeks and Chinese to contemporary societies have set aside time to give thanks, especially for the harvest. In 1941, the United States set a permanent date for the observance.

Site Pages

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Blue Hill, Maine - Craftsman

Its placement makes it appear to be a grandfather clock and every portion of it was hand made by Jonathan Fisher.

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Lincoln, Maine - Methodist Church, Lincoln, ca. 1925

The town clock is in the vestry of the church and was a gift from Isaac Burton. The clock first struck on Nov.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

The bell was donated by Washington Libby, Esq. of Chicago, Illinois. The clock was donated after 1910 by Cora A. Worthley.

My Maine Stories

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Working at International Paper and being part of the community
by Gary Desjardens

Working for International Paper and volunteering for the Special Olympics of America


A Maine Family's story of being Prisoners of War in Manila
by Nicki Griffin

As a child, born after the war, I would hear these stories - glad they were finally written down