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Historical Items

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Item 6117

Nixons and Guy P. Gannett, 1952

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1952 Location: Augusta; Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 5269

Dignitaries at the Maine Centennial, Portland, 1920

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

Item 6474

Dignitaries at Green Acre, Eliot, 1894

Contributed by: Eliot Baha'i Archives Date: 1894 Location: Eliot Media: Phototransparency

Online Exhibits

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Harry Lyon: An Old Sea Dog Takes to the Air

Through a chance meeting, Harry Lyon of Paris Hill became the navigator on the 1928 flight of the Southern Cross, the first trans-Pacific flight. His skill as a navigator, despite his lack of experience, was a key factor on the flight's success.


Hannibal Hamlin of Paris Hill

2009 marked the bicentennials of the births of Abraham Lincoln and his first vice president, Hannibal Hamlin of Maine. To observe the anniversary, Paris Hill, where Hamlin was born and raised, honored the native statesman and recalled both his early life in the community and the mark he made on Maine and the nation.


World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.

Site Pages

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Old Orchard Beach Historical Society

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Life on a Tidal River - Early Railroads in Bangor - Page 1 of 2

… of Canada, Maine’s Governor, and many other dignitaries attending. Main Street Arch Grant ReceptionItem Contributed byBangor Public Library…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Aroostook Valley Railroad

… with bunting and flags, speeches, dignitaries, and music. Presque Isle declared the day a “holiday” with shops and businesses closed so residents…

My Maine Stories

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Monument Square 1967
by C. Michael Lewis

The background story and research behind a commissioned painting of Monument Square.