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Historical Items

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Item 102299

Sumner Cobb writes from Camp Taylor, Louisville, Kentucky, 1918

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1918-10-11 Location: Louisville; Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 102302

Herbert Cobb's last letter home, France, 1918

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1918-10-07 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 102324

Sumner Cobb appointment to Corporal, University of Maine, Orono, 1914

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1914-10-27 Location: Orono Media: Print on paper

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Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109524

Cobb Shoe Factory, Auburn, 1888

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1888 Location: Auburn Client: Cobb, Architect: George M. Coombs

Online Exhibits

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The Sanitary Commission: Meeting Needs of Soldiers, Families

The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.

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World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.

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Great Cranberry Island's Preble House

The Preble House, built in 1827 on a hilltop over Preble Cove on Great Cranberry Island, was the home to several generations of Hadlock, Preble, and Spurling family members -- and featured in several books.

Site Pages

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Surry by the Bay - History of Surry

… 25, 1803, John Ross, an agent to General David Cobb, wrote a letter to General Cobb who was then President of the Massachusetts State Senate.

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Surry by the Bay - Phebe Fowler: A Woman of Property

Her brother Abraham became the proprietor of a successful shipyard in Ellsworth. Phebe had a hard life. She married three times.

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1800-1830 - Page 1 of 2

… Wadsworth Longfellow wore in mourning for her brother, Henry Wadsworth, who was killed in naval action with Corsairs at Tripoli in September 1804.