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Historical Items

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Item 102179

George Read on his detainment, Delaware, 1776

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1776-05-17 Location: Wilmington Media: Ink on paper

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Item 26970

National Community Christmas Tree, Presque Isle, 1959

Contributed by: Presque Isle Historical Society Date: 1959 Location: Presque Isle Media: Photographic print

Item 101273

Caesar Rodney on Revolutionary War, Philadelphia, 1776

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1776-08-03 Location: Philadelphia Media: Ink on paper

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Online Exhibits

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The Public Face of Christmas

Christmas, a Christian holiday observed by many Mainers, has a very public, seasonal face that makes it visible to those of all beliefs.


Rebecca Usher: 'To Succor the Suffering Soldiers'

Rebecca Usher of Hollis was 41 and single when she joined the Union nursing service at the U.S. General Hospital at Chester, Pennsylvania. Her time there and later at City Point, Virginia, were defining experiences of her life.


Begin Again: reckoning with intolerance in Maine

BEGIN AGAIN explores Maine's historic role, going back 528 years, in crisis that brought about the pandemic, social and economic inequities, and the Black Lives Matter movement in 2020.

Site Pages

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Farmington's Agricultural Pursuits

Varieties included: Iona, Delaware, Concord and Sweetwater. Early in the 1800s, carding mills were built that combed, spun and wove wool into a…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Harbor Cottage, The Old Ell (“Mame’s House”), and the Big Barn

… Union Navy as a Capt on the revenue cutter USS Delaware patrolling the Potomac River. Harbor Cottage Northeast Harbor MaineNortheast Harbor…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - A Look Inside the Classroom Over Time - Page 4 of 4

Warren Delaware recalled bringing his own lunch to Dunstan School in the 1920s.“I carried a sandwich and a jar of milk.

My Maine Stories

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An enjoyable conference, Portland 2021
by John C. Decker, Danville, Pennsylvania

Some snippets from a 4-day conference by transportation historians in Portland, September 7-11, 2021