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Historical Items

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Item 102246

Advertisement for the sale of fruit trees and flowers, Biddeford, ca. 1875

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1875 Location: Biddeford Media: Ink on paper

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Item 102372

Stone wall, Kingfield, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Stanley Museum on deposit at Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Kingfield Media: Lantern slide

Item 102379

Isaac French homestead, Kingfield, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Stanley Museum on deposit at Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Kingfield Media: Lantern slide

Exhibits

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Most Inconvenient Storm

A Portland newspaper wrote about an ice storm of January 28, 1886 saying, "The city of Portland was visited yesterday by the most inconvenient storm of the season."

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Gifts From Gluskabe: Maine Indian Artforms

According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.

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Maine Streets: The Postcard View

Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Ladies Blush apple, Bangor, 1889

… experiences, he often drew trees, gardens, and fruit from his trees. The "Ladies Blush apple" appears on page 107 of Scrapbook 1, which he wrote…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Duchess Anjoulene apple, Bangor, 1866

… an apple tree and an individual apple. Below the tree Martin wrote, "1866 This tree produced ten apples, color & size as below, the trunk of the…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Gravenstein apple, Bangor, 1866

… a little from the ground up 2 feet but when the fruit grew it would have bent to the ground but I took a brush pole I had shoved & tied it up as…

My Maine Stories

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How to prepare "Paquet de poisson a la vapeur"
by Titi de Baccarat

Making Gabonese cuisine in Portland Maine