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Item 17941

Wooden Flute

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society Date: 1890 Location: New Sweden Media: Wood with ivory and metal

Item 17942

Wooden flute, New Sweden, ca. 1890

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: New Sweden Media: Wood with ivory and metal

Item 6880

Fife, ca. 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1863 Media: Walnut, brass

Online Exhibits

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Drawing Together: Art of the Longfellows

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is best know as a poet, but he also was accomplished in drawing and music. He shared his love of drawing with most of his siblings. They all shared the frequent activity of drawing and painting with their children. The extended family included many professional as well as amateur artists, and several architects.

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Hermann Kotzschmar: Portland's Musical Genius

During the second half of the 19th century, "Hermann Kotzschmar" was a familiar household name in Portland. He spent 59 years in his adopted city as a teacher, choral conductor, concert artist, and church organist.

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State of Mind: Becoming Maine

The history of the region now known as Maine did not begin at statehood in 1820. What was Maine before it was a state? How did Maine separate from Massachusetts? How has the Maine we experience today been shaped by thousands of years of history?

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Native Americans

… which they used to make beautifully crafted “fluted” spear points. Despite the evidence of early Paleoindians in the Munsungan Lake area, the…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Beginnings

… music, as evidenced by the shell beads and bone flutes found by archaeologists on Frenchman Bay. They also had, and continue to have, a rich oral…

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Surry by the Bay - Surry Opera Company

… in performing Verdi’s Aida and Mozart’s The Magic Flute for a local audience. The offer was intriguing and the first summer 80 people--…