Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1930 Location: Portland Client: P.H.S. Athletic Association Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 2001 Location: Grand Manan Client: Hoffman Architect: Carol A. Wilson; Carol A. Wilson, Architect
Many different types of trolley cars -- for different weather, different uses, and different locations -- were in use in Maine between 1895-1940. The "field guide" explains what each type looked like and how it was used.
Like many towns, Bethel responded to the Civil War by sending many soldiers and those at the homefront sent aid and supported families. The town grew during the war, but suffered after its end.
Scientist, author and explorer Donald B. MacMillan established Wiscasset as his homeport for many of the voyages he made to the Arctic region starting in the early 1920s.
All the fields, pastures and wooded areas between the Libby farm and the village were searched. Late in the afternoon searchers came upon a spot on…
Field pieces and cannons were placed among towns, courthouses, and parks. The members of the G.A.R. also gave battle flags, documents, and mementos…
Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12
Content Area: English Language Arts, Social Studies
In December of 1842 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's Poems on Slavery was published. "The Slave's Dream" is one of eight anti-slavery poems in the collection. A beautifully crafted and emotionally moving poem, it mesmerizes the reader with the last thoughts of an African King bound to slavery, as he lies dying in a field of rice. The 'landscape of his dreams' include the lordly Niger flowing, his green-eyed Queen, the Caffre huts and all of the sights and sounds of his homeland until at last 'Death illuminates his Land of Sleep.'