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Historical Items

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Item 100581

Israel Wasburn Jr., Portland, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Washburn Norlands Living History Center Date: circa 1870 Location: Portland Media: Carte de visite

Item 100565

Israel Washburn Jr., Portland, ca. 1860

Contributed by: Washburn Norlands Living History Center Date: circa 1860 Location: Portland Media: Carte de visite

Item 100584

Israel Washburn Jr., New York, ca. 1850

Contributed by: Washburn Norlands Living History Center Date: circa 1850 Location: New York Media: Carte de visite

Exhibits

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The Washburns of Livermore

Members of the Washburn family of Livermore participated in the Civil War in a variety of ways -- from Caroline at the homefront, to Samuel at sea, Elihu, as a Congressman from Illinois, and Israel governor of Maine. The family had considerable influence politically on several fronts.

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State of Mind: Becoming Maine

The history of the region now known as Maine did not begin at statehood in 1820. What was Maine before it was a state? How did Maine separate from Massachusetts? How has the Maine we experience today been shaped by thousands of years of history?

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Revenue gunboat "Mahoning," Bangor, 1864

He said it brought a group of Congressmen on an excursion to Bangor and the Maine coast. Martin described the boat and its guns.

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Washburn-Norlands Living History Center

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

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Life on a Tidal River - William S. Cohen, The Man and the School

… known as a moderate, like so many of the Maine Congressmen and Congresswomen before him. Secretary of Defense William S.