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Historical Items

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Item 33449

King's Highway marker, Cumberland, 2004

Contributed by: Cumberland Historical Society Date: 2004 Location: Cumberland Media: Photographic print

Item 33451

King's Highway mile marker B 135, Cumberland, 1975

Contributed by: Cumberland Historical Society Date: 1975 Location: Cumberland Media: Photographic print

Item 17802

Wooden grave marker, New Sweden, 1894

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society Date: 1894-12-21 Location: New Sweden Media: Wood

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Exhibits

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Exhibit

Art of the People: Folk Art in Maine

For many different reasons people saved and carefully preserved the objects in this exhibit. Eventually, along with the memories they hold, the objects were passed to the Maine Historical Society. Object and memory, serve as a powerful way to explore history and to connect to the lives of people in the past.

Exhibit

Memorializing Civil War Veterans: Portland & Westbrook

Three cemeteries -- all of which were in Westbrook during the Civil War -- contain headstones of Civil War soldiers. The inscriptions and embellishments on the stones offer insight into sentiments of the eras when the soldiers died.

Exhibit

Begin Again: reckoning with intolerance in Maine

BEGIN AGAIN explores Maine's historic role, going back 528 years, in crisis that brought about the pandemic, social and economic inequities, and the Black Lives Matter movement in 2020.

Site Pages

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Site Page

West Quoddy Head Light Keepers Association

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

Site Page

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 2 of 4

… (1675-1702) Garrison Cove Marker on Black Point Road in ScarboroughItem Contributed byScarborough Historical Society & Museum The first…

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - "Main Streets" of North Yarmouth and Cumberland

King's Highway mile marker B 135, Cumberland, 1975Item Contributed byCumberland Historical Society Two of the Earliest Roads: King's Highway and…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Pandemic ruminations and the death of Rose Cleveland
by Tilly Laskey

Correlations between the 1918 and 2020 Pandemics