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Historical Items

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Item 98475

Launch of schooner James E. Newsom in Boothbay Harbor, 1919

Contributed by: Boothbay Region Historical Society Date: 1919 Location: Boothbay Harbor Media: Photographic print

Item 28592

Katie D. Davenport, Bath, ca. 1882

Contributed by: Maine Maritime Museum Date: circa 1882 Location: Bath Media: Photographic print

Item 20971

John Dillingham on voyage from Palermo, 1846

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1846 Location: New York; Freeport Media: Ink on paper

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Online Exhibits

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How Sweet It Is

Desserts have always been a special treat. For centuries, Mainers have enjoyed something sweet as a nice conclusion to a meal or celebrate a special occasion. But many things have changed over the years: how cooks learn to make desserts, what foods and tools were available, what was important to people.


People, Pets & Portraits

Informal family photos often include family pets -- but formal, studio portraits and paintings also often feature one person and one pet, in formal attire and pose.


Belfast During the Civil War: The Home Front

Belfast residents responded to the Civil War by enlisting in large numbers, providing relief from the home front to soldiers, defending Maine's shoreline, and closely following the news from soldiers and from various battles.

Site Pages

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Mercy Hospital - School of Nursing - Page 2 of 3

"… the school, and between 1920 and 1952, they were expected to abide by the following rules posted in the residence area, which included: “Washing…"

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Presque Isle: The Star City - State Street Baptist Church

"A large attendance was expected in the new building. However, attendance was only 40 members. The church merged with another local Baptist…"

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Fred Urquhart Farm, Presque Isle

"… must consider the condition of the soil, the expected growing conditions, and the needs of the crop."

My Maine Stories

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Surprise Preacher in Corinna
by Sarah Mount Elewononi

What the wife of Rev. Wright did when she found out she was expected to preach on short notice.


Amato's Italian Sandwiches
by Charles V. Stanhope

Amato's Italian Sandwiches


Lloyd LaFountain III family legacy and creating own path
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

Lloyd followed in his family’s footsteps of serving Biddeford and the State of Maine.