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Historical Items

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Item 102239

Back Cove bridge subscription form, Portland, 1830

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1830-04-15 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 74930

Free Bridge Broadside, Portland, 1837

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1837 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 27897

Carlton Bridge construction, Bath, 1927

Contributed by: Patten Free Library Date: 1927 Location: Bath Media: Real-Photo Postcard

Exhibits

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Lt. Charles Bridges: Getting Ahead in the Army

Sgt. Charles Bridges of Co. B of the 2nd Maine Infantry was close to the end of his two years' enlistment in early 1863 when he took advantage of an opportunity for advancement by seeking and getting a commission as an officer in the 3rd Regiment U.S. (Colored) Volunteers.

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Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

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Fallen Heroes: Jewish Soldiers and Sailors, The Great War

Thirty-four young Jewish men from Maine died in the service of their country in the two World Wars. This project, including a Maine Memory Network exhibit, is meant to say a little something about some of them. More than just names on a public memorial marker or grave stone, these men were getting started in adult life. They had newly acquired high school and college diplomas, they had friends, families and communities who loved and valued them, and felt the losses of their deaths.

Site Pages

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

The Wire Bridge is a physical landmark, but the real appeal of this town is the people, past and present, that define the spirit of this rural Maine…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Patten Free Library

Free Library, Bath, 1978Item Contributed byPatten Free Library The Patten Free Library, located at 33 Summer Street in Bath, Maine, is…

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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…

My Maine Stories

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

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