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Item 34122

Event on Church Street, Lubec, ca. 1908-10

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1908 Location: Lubec Media: Postcard

Item 103632

Food baskets, Portland, ca. 1934

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: circa 1934 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

Item 27950

Alameda Hall Interior, Bath, ca. 1889

Contributed by: Maine Maritime Museum Date: circa 1889 Location: Bath Media: Photographic print


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Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.


Strike Up the Band

Before the era of recorded music and radio, nearly every community had a band that played at parades and other civic events. Fire departments had bands, military units had bands, theaters had bands. Band music was everywhere.


The World's Largest Oxen

Named for the two largest things in Maine at the turn of the 20th century, Mt. Katahdin and Granger of Stetson, were known as the Largest Oxen in the World. Unable to do farm work because of their size, they visited fairs and agricultural events around the Northeast.

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Guilford, Maine - Special Events

Special Events By: Carrie Fellows Dedication of Odd Fellows Hall, Guilford, 1904 Dedication of Odd Fellows Hall, Guilford, 1904Item…

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Guilford, Maine - EVENTS - Page 3 of 3

EVENTS Log Drives (Text pending) Hardwood Products, Guilford, ca. 1930Item Contributed byGuilford Historical Society Annual River Drive…

My Maine Stories

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How Mom caught Dad
by Jane E. Woodman

How Ruth and Piney met in Wilton and started a life together


How Belfast was the Chicken Capital of the Northeast
by Ralph Chavis

My memories of spending time in Belfast as a child when my father worked in the chicken industry.


I was a regional volunteer coordinator for the Women’s March
by Erica McNally

Erica McNally's experiences in Washington at the Women's March, 2017