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Historical Items

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Item 35316

Hunters on the road to Fortune's Rocks, Biddeford, 1909

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1909 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Item 20527

Deer hunters, Stockholm, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Stockholm Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Stockholm Media: Photographic print

Mystery Corner Item

Item 104679

Duck hunter in camouflage canoe, ca. 1935

Mystery Corner Item Do you know who this and where it was taken?

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: circa 1935 Media: Glass Negative

Tax Records

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Item 90186

Hunter property, N. Shore, Sunset Road, Cliff Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Charles F. Hunter Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 35058

13 Brewer Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Clarence A Hunter Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 49128

19 Deering Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Annie F Hunter Use: Dwelling - Two family

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 111494

Heath residence sections, South Bristol, 1997-1998

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1997–1998 Location: South Bristol Client: Jean H. Heath Architect: Carol A. Wilson; Carol A. Wilson, Architect

Online Exhibits

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Surgeon General Alonzo Garcelon

Alonzo Garcelon of Lewiston was a physician, politician, businessman, and civic leader when he became Maine's surgeon general during the Civil War, responsible for ensuring regiments had surgeons, for setting up a regimental hospital in Portland, and generally concerned with the well-being of Maine soldiers.


Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.


Hunting Season

Maine's ample woods historically provided numerous game animals and birds for hunters seeking food, fur, or hides. The promotion of hunting as tourism and concerns about conservation toward the end of the nineteenth century changed the nature of hunting in Maine.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Guiding Services for Sport Hunters

Guiding Services for Sport Hunters Wabanaki guides with canoes, Bar Harbor, 1881Item Contributed byAbbe Museum Many Wabanaki men at the Bar…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Early settler Thomas Hunter agreed to build a dam across the "Northeast Branch of the Sandy River" and provide the necessary machinery, if the…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Richards later became a Maine Guide and helped scores of other hunters in the quest for the "Big One."

My Maine Stories

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Sarah Jane Poli: Biddeford’s first female school superintendent
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

An Italian immigrant's daughter is key to a family grocery store and a leader in the school system


Epidemic of violence against Indigenous people
by Michael-Corey F. Hinton

Systemic racism, murder, and the danger of stereotypes


My career as a wildlife biologist
by Ron Joseph

Rural Maine provided the foundation of a rewarding career as a wildlife biologist.