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Historical Items

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Item 11265

Simon Willard Hepplewhite tall case clock, ca. 1820

Contributed by: Old York Historical Society Date: circa 1800 Location: York; Norwich Media: Mahogany and pine.

Item 1422

Grandfather clock, Pooler Mansion, Skowhegan, 1940

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1940-07-17 Location: Skowhegan Media: Photographic print

Item 33907

Wall clock face, Blue Hill, 1790

Contributed by: Farnsworth Museum of Art through Jonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc. Date: 1790 Location: Blue Hill Media: Paper, wood


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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.


Longfellow: The Man Who Invented America

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was a man and a poet of New England conscience. He was influenced by his ancestry and his Portland boyhood home and experience.


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?

Site Pages

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Blue Hill, Maine - Craftsman

Its placement makes it appear to be a grandfather clock and every portion of it was hand made by Jonathan Fisher.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Mt. Zircon Reservoir - Page 2 of 3

His attendance to his duties was verified by punching a “time clock” mechanism at periodic locations along the dam’s perimeter.

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Lincoln, Maine - Methodist Church

… about this church was that Isaac Burton donated a clock for the front of the steeple that was hit by lightning in 1878.

My Maine Stories

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A Maine Family's story of being Prisoners of War in Manila
by Nicki Griffin

As a child, born after the war, I would hear these stories - glad they were finally written down