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Historical Items

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Item 25684

Restricted Transfer Drawing, Harbor Defenses of Portland, Battery 201

Contributed by: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands Date: 1946-04-01 Location: Cape Elizabeth Media: Ink on paper

Item 25686

Restricted Transfer Drawing, Harbor Defenses of Portland, Battery 201

Contributed by: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands Date: 1946-04-01 Location: Cape Elizabeth Media: Ink on paper

Item 25687

Restricted Transfer Drawing, Harbor Defenses of Portland, Battery 201

Contributed by: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands Date: 1946-04-01 Location: Cape Elizabeth Media: Ink on paper

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Navy Firefighting School, Little Chebeague Island

Little Chebeague Island in Casco Bay was home to recreational facilities and a firefighting school for WWII sailors. The school was part of a Navy effort to have non-firefighting personnel knowledgeable in dealing with shipboard fires.

Exhibit

World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Life on a Tidal River - Narrative

… declared Bangor a crucial location for its aerial defense system, and by 1941, the building of an Army air base was underway that incorporated the…

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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My Maine Stories

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Story

Where are the French?
by Rhea Côté Robbins

Franco-Americans in Maine

Story

My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima