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Historical Items

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Item 81072

One Room Schoolhouse in Day District, Monson ca. 1900

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Monson Media: Photographic print

Item 82253

Main Street, Decoration Day, Rockland, ca. 1875

Contributed by: Rockland Historical Society Date: circa 1875 Location: Rockland Media: Stereograph

Item 82224

Munjoy Hill Pump Station Interior, Portland, ca. 1931

Contributed by: Portland Water District Date: circa 1931 Location: Portland Media: Lantern slide

Online Exhibits

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Great War and Armistice Day

In 1954, November 11 became known as Veterans Day, a time to honor American veterans of all wars. The holiday originated, however, as a way to memorialize the end of World War I, November 11, 1918, and to "perpetuate peace through good will and mutual understanding between nations." Mainers were involved in World War I as soldiers, nurses, and workers on the homefront aiding the military effort.

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Reading, Writing and 'Rithmetic: Brooklin Schools

When Brooklin, located on the Blue Hill Peninsula, was incorporated in 1849, there were ten school districts and nine one-room school houses. As the years went by, population changes affected the location and number of schools in the area. State requirements began to determine ways that student's education would be handled. Regardless, education of the Brooklin students always remained a high priority for the town.

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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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Maine's Road to Statehood - Turn of the Century to the War of 1812

… of economic and demographic changes for the District of Maine. The population had increased nearly fifty percent during the 1790s, and between 1794…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - 1790s: A Growing Movement

… "An address to the inhabitants of the District of Maine upon the subject of their separation," Portland, 1791Item Contributed byMaine…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - The American Revolution and Early Attempts at Separation - Page 1 of 2

… by “A Farmer” regarding the separation of the District of Maine from Massachusetts.[4] Separation was not a new proposition, “Farmer” noted: “It…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Isolation!
by Leslie

Having only moved to Maine alone 8 months prior, had to freeze my life

Story

Harold's Garage, Rome Hollow, Maine
by Mimi C

Story about Harold Hawes, owner of Harold's garage and self-styled auctioneer in Rome Hollow, Maine

Story

A Maine Family's story of being Prisoners of War in Manila
by Nicki Griffin

As a child, born after the war, I would hear these stories - glad they were finally written down