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Historical Items

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Item 15470

Charter members, Houlton Grange Roll Book, 1874

Contributed by: Houlton Grange Date: 1874-05-06 Location: Houlton Media: Paper

Item 16147

Houlton Grange World War I Honor Roll, ca. 1918

Contributed by: Houlton Grange Date: circa 1918 Location: Houlton Media: Paper

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Item 15395

Houlton Grange Officers, 1943

Contributed by: Houlton Grange Date: 1943 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

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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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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Blueberries to Potatoes: Farming in Maine

Not part of the American "farm belt," Maine nonetheless has been known over the years for a few agricultural items, especially blueberries, sweet corn, potatoes, apples, chickens and dairy products.

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Houlton Grange

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Presque Isle: The Star City - History of Presque Isle

government sent peacekeeping troops to Houlton and this initiated the building of the military road between Houlton and Bangor—this same road…