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Historical Items

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Item 78866

Carl Shilling's gold pan, Byron, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Byron Historical Society Date: circa 1950 Location: Byron Media: Iron

Item 26710

Klondike Plant No. 2 at Canal, North Lubec, 1898

Contributed by: Lubec Memorial Library Date: 1898 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Item 100915

Bangor Quartette Club, old Hampden Town House, 1849

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Date: 1849 Location: Hampden Media: Ink and watercolor on paper

Online Exhibits

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Great Cranberry Island's Preble House

The Preble House, built in 1827 on a hilltop over Preble Cove on Great Cranberry Island, was the home to several generations of Hadlock, Preble, and Spurling family members -- and featured in several books.


Jameson & Wotton Wharf, Friendship

Since 1897, the Jameson & Wotton Wharf in Friendship has been an important addition to the community on Muscongus Bay. The wharf, which is accessible at all tides, was a steamboat stop for many years, as well as important to the lobster business.


Bookplates Honor Annie Louise Cary

A summer resident of Wayne collected more than 3,000 bookplates to honor Maine native and noted opera singer Annie Louise Cary and to support the Cary Memorial Library.

Site Pages

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Lubec, Maine - Klondike: Lubec's Gold from Sea Water Hoax

… need of a trip to Alaska!” (The Alaskan Gold Rush was in full swing at this time, the major difference being that actual gold was being found…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Alonzo Raynes remembrance of trip around Cape Horn

… first vessel to leave Maine for during the gold rush. Raynes was quite successful and was a founder and important citizen of the town of Yreka.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 195-277

Polk Temperance Davis Verrill Moses Averill Williard Delano Ellen Benson Ham & Carys Bake House Gold Rush Asa Davis