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Historical Items

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Item 18848

Stephen Longfellow, Portland, ca. 1845

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1845 Location: Portland Media: Charcoal on paper

Item 22568

George Akeley and sons, ca 1923

Contributed by: Presque Isle Historical Society Date: circa 1923 Location: Presque Isle Media: Photographic print

Item 102179

George Read on his detainment, Delaware, 1776

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1776-05-17 Location: Wilmington Media: Ink on paper

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Father John Bapst: Catholicism's Defender and Promoter

Father John Bapst, a Jesuit, knew little of America or Maine when he arrived in Old Town in 1853 from Switzerland. He built churches and defended Roman Catholics against Know-Nothing activists, who tarred and feathered the priest in Ellsworth in 1854.


Father Rasles, the Indians and the English

Father Sebastien Rasle, a French Jesuit, ran a mission for Indians at Norridgewock and, many English settlers believed, encouraged Indian resistance to English settlement. He was killed in a raid on the mission in 1724 that resulted in the remaining Indians fleeing for Canada.


Lock of George Washington's Hair

Correspondence between Elizabeth Wadsworth, her father Peleg Wadsworth and Martha Washington's secretary about the gift of a lock of George Washington's hair to Eliza.

Site Pages

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Lincoln, Maine - Founding Fathers & Early History

Founding Fathers & Early History Use the menu at left to browse various pieces completed by 7th and 8th grade social-studies students at…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

He lived at home till married. George's mother died in 1890. He married Lillian Winslow, daughter of George and Carrie Winslow in 1894. His father

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Early Maine Photography - Family Groups

Two boys stand behind them and a third sits in front of his father. O.R. Patch family, Bangor, ca.

My Maine Stories

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My father's world - the old farm in Richmond, Maine
by Donald C. Cunningham

A story about my father and our family.


Langdon Burton and the Cold, Wet Tourists
by Phil Tedrick

A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman


Two generations tell the family's Paper story
by Normand and Richard Paradis

Father and son discuss their lives working for International Paper and changes over time