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Historical Items

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Item 35278

Girls feeding ducks, Biddeford, 1909

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1909 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Item 17130

Rocking duck toy

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1920 Location: Littleton Media: Wood

Mystery Corner Item

Item 104853

Two duck hunters in a camouflaged canoe, ca. 1935

Mystery Corner Item Do you know who these people are and where this was taken?

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: circa 1935 Media: Glass Negative

Online Exhibits

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Indians at the Centennial

Passamaquoddy Indians from Washington County traveled to Portland in 1920 to take part in the Maine Centennial Exposition. They set up an "Indian Village" at Deering Oaks Park.

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Civil Defense: Fear and Safety

In the 1950s and the 1960s, Maine's Civil Defense effort focused on preparedness for hurricanes, floods and other natural disasters and a more global concern, nuclear war. Civil Defense materials urged awareness, along with measures like storing food and other staple items and preparing underground or other shelters.

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Northern Threads: Civil War-era clothing

An exhibit vignette within "Northern Threads, Part 1," featuring American Civil War civilian and military clothing, 1860 to 1869.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Rusticators on the Rise

Rusticators on the Rise Dr. Robert on Duck Brook, Bar Harbor, ca. 1920Item Contributed byAbbe Museum At first they came solely for scenery and…

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Great Cranberry Island Historical Society

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering - Page 2 of 4

… business moved to a new store, now the Nestling Duck Gift Shop, and was operated by Donald H. Thurlow’s grandsons, Michael and John Thurlow.

My Maine Stories

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A Splash of Water
by Marilyn Weymouth Seguin

Reminisce of a lifetime on Little Sebago Lake

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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

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History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

This is a history of one of Portland's oldest local bars