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Historical Items

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Item 102329

Soldier-boy and US flag postcard, Biddeford, ca. 1917

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1917 Location: Biddeford Media: Postcard

Item 4276

Unidentified Civil War soldier

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1860 Media: Photographic print

Item 102331

Military-scene postcard, Biddeford, ca. 1917

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1917 Location: Biddeford Media: Postcard

Exhibits

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Monuments to Civil War Soldiers

Maine supplied a huge number of soldiers to the Union Army during the Civil War -- some 70,000 -- and responded after the war by building monuments to soldiers who had served and soldiers who had died in the epic American struggle.

Exhibit

Civil War Soldiers Impact Pittsfield

Although not everyone in town supported the war effort, more than 200 Pittsfield men served in Civil War regiments. Several reminders of their service remain in the town.

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Art of the People: Folk Art in Maine

For many different reasons people saved and carefully preserved the objects in this exhibit. Eventually, along with the memories they hold, the objects were passed to the Maine Historical Society. Object and memory, serve as a powerful way to explore history and to connect to the lives of people in the past.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Guilford, Maine - Special Events

… and sub committees were appointed; buildings were decorated with great enthusiasm the town prepared to celebrate.

Site Page

Guilford, Maine - Veterans Tributes - Page 1 of 2

His citations and decoration along with his burial flag now reside in the Guilford Historical Society Museum.

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Guilford, Maine - Guilford Schools

… were decked out with buntings and other festive decorations for the town of Guilford’s Centennial celebration.

My Maine Stories

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Story

Nemo's Nightmare of World War I
by Mike and Bryan Luciano

Franklyn J. "Nemo" Burbank of Livermore Falls was our ancestor who fought in World War I.