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Keywords: Cooking utensils

Historical Items

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Item 23718

Scouts cooking, Portland, 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1920 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

Item 74880

Hotpoint automatic Range Timer, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Media: Cast iron, glass

Item 102376

Fireplace scene, Kingfield, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Stanley Museum on deposit at Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Kingfield Media: Lantern slide, hand colored

Exhibits

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How Sweet It Is

Desserts have always been a special treat. For centuries, Mainers have enjoyed something sweet as a nice conclusion to a meal or celebrate a special occasion. But many things have changed over the years: how cooks learn to make desserts, what foods and tools were available, what was important to people.

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Umbazooksus & Beyond

Visitors to the Maine woods in the early twentieth century often recorded their adventures in private diaries or journals and in photographs. Their remembrances of canoeing, camping, hunting and fishing helped equate Maine with wilderness.

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This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War

For Mainers like many other people in both the North and the South, the Civil War, which lasted from 1861-1865, had a profound effect on their lives. Letters, artifacts, relics, and other items saved by participants at home and on the battlefield help illuminate the nature of the Civil War experience for Mainers.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Indian Encampment: Behind the Scenes

… and shelves for storing foodstuffs, cooking utensils, basketmaking tools, and other necessities.

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Pejepscot Historical Society

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Aroostook Historical and Art Museum

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