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Historical Items

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Item 13527

Houlton Army Air Base parachute and operations buildings.

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: 1941 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 13519

Houlton Army Air Base Fire House

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: 1941 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 13523

SBC 3 Helldiver at Houlton Army Air Base

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1941 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Prisoners of War

Mainers have been held prisoners in conflicts fought on Maine and American soil and in those fought overseas. In addition, enemy prisoners from several wars have been brought to Maine soil for the duration of the war.

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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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Maine Eats: the food revolution starts here

From Maine's iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine's identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine's culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - History of Presque Isle

Army Air Base; the construction of the Presque Isle Air Base in 1941 kicked off a building boom in the city that lasted into the 1950s.