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Historical Items

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Item 102371

Fern path, New Hampshire, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Stanley Museum on deposit at Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Media: Lantern slide

Item 33616

Fifth Street Junior High School, Bangor, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: circa 1940 Location: Bangor Media: Postcard

Exhibits

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Evergreens and a Jolly Old Elf

Santa Claus and evergreens have been common December additions to homes, schools, businesses, and other public places to America since the mid nineteenth century. They are two symbols of the Christian holiday of Christmas whose origins are unrelated to the religious meaning of the day.

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Umbazooksus & Beyond

Visitors to the Maine woods in the early twentieth century often recorded their adventures in private diaries or journals and in photographs. Their remembrances of canoeing, camping, hunting and fishing helped equate Maine with wilderness.

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One Hundred Years of Caring -- EMMC

In 1892 five physicians -- William H. Simmons, William C. Mason, Walter H. Hunt, Everett T. Nealey, and William E. Baxter -- realized the need for a hospital in the city of Bangor had become urgent and they set about providing one.

Site Pages

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Life on a Tidal River - Fifth Street Junior High School, Bangor, ca. 1940

110 specimen evergreen trees were also set out. The total costs of the playgrounds, athletic fields, roads, sidewalks, lawns, fences, parking areas…

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Historic Hallowell - Ice Cutting and Ice Houses on the Bombahook

These houses were often located under evergreen trees or other shady locations. After spring, the ice was shipped in sawdust to the south, Central…

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Historic Hallowell - Ice Cutting and Ice Houses on the Bombahook

These houses were often located under evergreen trees or other shady locations. After spring, the ice was shipped in sawdust to the south, Central…