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Historical Items

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Item 104382

Amelia Earhart's visit to Maine airports, 1933

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1933 Location: Scarborough Media: Photographic print

Item 19480

Houlton Airport history, 1930s

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: 1931–1937 Location: Houlton Media: Ink on paper

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Item 104383

Amelia Earhart at Scarborough Airport, 1933

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1933 Location: Scarborough Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Jameson & Wotton Wharf, Friendship

Since 1897, the Jameson & Wotton Wharf in Friendship has been an important addition to the community on Muscongus Bay. The wharf, which is accessible at all tides, was a steamboat stop for many years, as well as important to the lobster business.


"We are growing to be somewhat cosmopolitan..." Waterville, 1911

Between 1870 and 1911, Waterville more than doubled in size, becoming a center of manufacturing, transportation, and the retail trade and offering a variety of entertainments for its residents.


Maine Eats: the food revolution starts here

From Maine's iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine's identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine's culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.

Site Pages

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Aviation

… qualifies him for consideration with the best pilots recognized in any part of the world. Captain Harry M.

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Maine Aviation Historical Society & Maine Air Museum

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Historic Hallowell - Whaling

… the whalers did this with were small, such as the Pilot Whale, Beluga, Porpoise and Narwhal. The next method that was used was using a tool called…

My Maine Stories

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey



Monument Square 1967
by C. Michael Lewis

The background story and research behind a commissioned painting of Monument Square.