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Historical Items

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Item 10441

Receipt from Henry Knox to Thomas Dodds, December 12, 1788

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1788-12-12 Location: Thomaston Media: Ink on paper

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Item 10465

Henry Knox statement of payment to Joseph Cooke, November 16, 1791

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1791-11-16 Location: Thomaston; Philadelphia; Thomaston Media: Ink on paper

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Item 27846

Henry Knox to M Hays, 24 May 1801

Contributed by: Montpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum Date: 1801 Location: Thomaston Media: ink on paper

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Exhibits

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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.

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Auto Racing in Maine: 1911

The novelty of organized auto racing came to Maine in 1911 with a hill-climbing event in Poland and speed racing at Old Orchard Beach. Drivers and cars came from all over New England for these events.

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Eternal Images: Photographing Childhood

From the earliest days of photography doting parents from across Maine sought to capture images of their young children. The studio photographs often reflect the families' images of themselves and their status or desired status.

Site Pages

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox: Sources

Henry Knox: Sources Sources Used for this Exhibit Henry Knox Wastebook, 1804 - 1805 From the Collections of Montpelier, the General Henry Knox

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox

… Contributed byMontpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum Daily, Knox kept rough entries of his various business dealings in wastebooks, ledgers…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox: Shipping

Henry Knox: Shipping Shipping the goods that he was producing was an important part of Knox’s business dealings.