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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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Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109583

Sketch of proposed building for French Catholic Society, Lewiston, 1881-1886

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1881–1886 Location: Lewiston; Lewiston Clients: Dominican Fathers; French Catholic Society Architect: George M. Coombs; Coombs Bros. Architects

Item 109537

Plans of Convent School fo Father Conlon, Calais, 1884-1885

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1884–1885 Location: Calais Client: Conlon, Architect: George M. Coombs

Item 109748

Roman Catholic Church for Rev. Father Bradley, Lisbon, 1899-1922

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1899–1922 Location: Lisbon; Lisbon Client: Roman Catholic Church of Lisbon Architect: Harry S. Coombs; Coombs, Gibbs and Wilkinson Architects

Online Exhibits

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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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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."

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John Martin: Expert Observer - John Martin Jr., Bangor, 1865

"His father, John Martin (1823-1904), drew him "in his favorite inclinations" on page 647 of his "Journal" that he wrote and illustrated beginning in…"

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.


Jim Murphy-living a multi-dimensional life
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center Voices of Biddeford project

Life influences: Irish/Quebec ancestry, seminary, Navy, community businesses and organizations.


Bert Gagne-from star athlete to community barber
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center Voices of Biddeford project

Bert’s personal account of his lifelong non-stop approach including his 60+ years as a barber.