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Historical Items

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Item 66383

Waldo-Hancock Bridge, Bucksport, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Boston Public Library Date: circa 1935 Location: Bucksport Media: Linen texture postcard

Item 17466

Hancock County Court House, Ellsworth, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1935 Location: Ellsworth Media: Postcard

Item 101268

John Hancock on the expansion of military authority, Baltimore, Maryland, 1776

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1776-12-30 Location: Baltimore Media: Ink on paper

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Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109133

Hancock County Cold Storage Inc. poultry processing plant, Ellsworth, 1950

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1950 Location: Ellsworth Client: Hancock County Cold Storage Inc. Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell

Online Exhibits

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John Hancock's Relation to Maine

The president of the Continental Congress and the Declaration's most notable signatory, John Hancock, has ties to Maine through politics, and commercial businesses, substantial property, vacations, and family.


The Waldo-Hancock Bridge

The Waldo-Hancock Bridge is in the process of being dismantled after over 70 years of service. The Maine State Archives has a number of records related to the history of this famous bridge that are presented in this exhibition.


Shepard Cary: Lumberman, Legislator, Leader and Legend

Shepard Cary (1805-1866) was one of the leading -- and wealthiest -- residents of early Aroostook County. He was a lumberman, merchant, mill operator, and legislator.

Site Pages

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Blue Hill, Maine - A Real Downeast County Fair

… farmers and their animals from throughout Hancock County. There were cisterns (remains of which can still be found in the woods), sheds and…

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Trenton Cemetery & Keeping Society

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Surry by the Bay - Resources

Jellison, Connee. Hancock County a rock-bound paradise: A Bicentennial Pictorial. The Downing Company Publishers, 1990. Platt, David D.

My Maine Stories

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A Note from a Maine-American
by William Dow Turner

With 7 generations before statehood, and 5 generations since, Maine DNA carries on.

Lesson Plans

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Lesson Plan

Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Maine Monochromatic Oceanscape

Grade Level: 6-8 Content Area: Visual & Performing Arts
This lesson plan will give students an overview of the creatures that live in the Gulf of Maine, real and imagined. Students will be able to describe the creatures they learn about, first learning simple art skills, and then combining these simple skills to make an Oceanscape picture that is complex.