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Historical Items

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Item 25329

Henry Lyon house, Paris Hill, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum Date: circa 1955 Location: Paris Hill Media: Ink on paper

Item 25467

Thelma and Harry Lyon, Portland, 1958

Contributed by: Paris Cape Historical Society Date: 1958 Location: Portland; Paris; Brisbane Media: Photographic print

Item 25332

Harry Lyon sketch, 1906

Contributed by: Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum Date: 1906 Location: Paris Media: Ink on paper

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109890

Block for the Rumford Falls Trust Co., Rumford, 1922

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1922 Location: Rumford; Rumford Client: Rumford Falls Trust Co. Architect: Harry S. Coombs

Online Exhibits

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Harry Lyon: An Old Sea Dog Takes to the Air

Through a chance meeting, Harry Lyon of Paris Hill became the navigator on the 1928 flight of the Southern Cross, the first trans-Pacific flight. His skill as a navigator, despite his lack of experience, was a key factor on the flight's success.


Graduation Season

Graduations -- and schools -- in the 19th through the first decade of the 20th century often were small affairs and sometimes featured student presentations that demonstrated what they had learned. They were not necessarily held in May or June, what later became the standard "end of the school year."


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.

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Lincoln, Maine - Lincoln Memorial Library

… Buzzell, Sadie Adams, Evelyn Jenkins, and Polly Lyons. This library is important to us because it teaches kids the importance of reading and helps…

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Lincoln, Maine - Newspapers

39-40. Print. Lyons, Pauline. "Lincoln Opportunities." Lincoln History. 1 & 2 ed. Lincoln: Mrs. Evelyn Jenkins, 1979. 74-77. Print.

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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