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Item 31329

Robert McArthur and comrades, ca. 1864

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1862 Location: Biddeford; Springfield Media: Carte de visite

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Biplane and crew, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1923 Media: Glass Negative

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Biplane and pilots, Old Orchard Beach, ca. 1924

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1924 Location: Old Orchard Beach Media: Glass Negative


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Fallen Heroes: Jewish Soldiers and Sailors, The Great War

Thirty-four young Jewish men from Maine died in the service of their country in the two World Wars. This project, including a Maine Memory Network exhibit, is meant to say a little something about some of them. More than just names on a public memorial marker or grave stone, these men were getting started in adult life. They had newly acquired high school and college diplomas, they had friends, families and communities who loved and valued them, and felt the losses of their deaths.


Songs of Winnebago

An enduring element of summer camps is the songs campers sing around the campfire, at meals, and on many other occasions. Some regale the camp experience and others spur the camp's athletes on to victory.


Prisoners of War

Mainers have been held prisoners in conflicts fought on Maine and American soil and in those fought overseas. In addition, enemy prisoners from several wars have been brought to Maine soil for the duration of the war.

Site Pages

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Civil War

Civil War Robert McArthur and comrades, ca. 1864 Item 31329 infoMcArthur Public Library The Pavilion Congregational Church lived on through…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Tillson Testimonial

… passing Henry passed his diary to one of his comrades and heroically cheered them on. Beckett, Brad.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Grand Army of the Republic

… of the Republic they referred to each other as “Comrade.” The G.A.R. consisted of three things: fraternity, charity, and loyalty.

My Maine Stories

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Growing up DownEast
by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast


The Wall
by Michael Uhl

What it means to have beaten the odds


The only letter to survive World War II
by Cyrene Slegona

Only one of many letters my father sent to his wife remained after he came home from World War II.