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Keywords: Fire prevention and control

Historical Items

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Item 7655

Freeman fire bucket

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1783 Location: Portland Media: Leather

Item 10023

Leather fire bucket, Thomaston, 1793

Contributed by: Montpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum Date: 1793 Location: Thomaston; Thomaston Media: Leather

Item 9920

Fire on Washington Street, Sanford, ca 1900

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Sanford Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Exhibit

Navy Firefighting School, Little Chebeague Island

Little Chebeague Island in Casco Bay was home to recreational facilities and a firefighting school for WWII sailors. The school was part of a Navy effort to have non-firefighting personnel knowledgeable in dealing with shipboard fires.

Exhibit

This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War

For Mainers like many other people in both the North and the South, the Civil War, which lasted from 1861-1865, had a profound effect on their lives. Letters, artifacts, relics, and other items saved by participants at home and on the battlefield help illuminate the nature of the Civil War experience for Mainers.

Exhibit

In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Eastern Maine Medical Center

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site Page

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - U.S. Flagship Hartford

Our job is to attack Confederate ships and prevent them from trade. Lately, we have been attacking Fort Jackson.

My Maine Stories

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Story

Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR