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Historical Items

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Item 34809

Fanfare Du Club St. Andre, Biddeford, 1926

Contributed by: An individual through Biddeford Historical Society Date: 1926 Location: Biddeford Media: Ink on paper

Item 15743

Old Methodist Church Youth Conference, Skowhegan Island, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House Date: circa 1900 Location: Skowhegan Media: Photographic print

Item 102314

Biddeford National Band at Camp Ellis, 1919

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1919-08-24 Location: Saco; Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

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?

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Art of the People: Folk Art in Maine

For many different reasons people saved and carefully preserved the objects in this exhibit. Eventually, along with the memories they hold, the objects were passed to the Maine Historical Society. Object and memory, serve as a powerful way to explore history and to connect to the lives of people in the past.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Lubec, Maine - The Lighthouse at West Quoddy Head

That shed first housed a hot-air horn, then in 1868 a steam whistle, standard aural alarm of the era from factories to locomotives.