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Item 22562

United Baptist church, Biddeford, 1955

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1955 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Item 27082

Free Will Baptist Church, Islesboro, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Islesboro Historical Society Date: circa 1950 Location: Islesboro Media: Photographic print

Item 100411

Dormitory room at Bates College, Lewiston, ca. 1901

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1901 Location: Lewiston Media: Glass Negative

Online Exhibits

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Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.


Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.


Amazing! Maine Stories

These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.

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Westport Island History Committee

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Blue Hill, Maine - Educating Blue Hill

"Stevens was a Baptist and was angered at the intolerance for any other denomination. In the same year the wooden academy building was sold - 1832 -…"

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - East New Portland Village

"Free Will Baptist Church X The Free Will Baptist Church was built in 1837. The first pastor was John Leman, who preached to his congregation for…"