Keywords: Historic Marker
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.
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.
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.
… (1675-1702) Garrison Cove Marker on Black Point Road in ScarboroughItem Contributed byScarborough Historical Society & Museum The first…
King's Highway mile marker B 135, Cumberland, 1975Item Contributed byCumberland Historical Society Two of the Earliest Roads: King's Highway and…