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Historical Items

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Item 9432

The Cruiser, Freeport, April 1859

Contributed by: Freeport Historical Society Date: 1859 Location: Freeport; South Freeport Media: Paper

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Item 76338

Pond School Improvement Day, St. Albans, 1922

Contributed by: St. Albans Historical Society Date: 1922-04-28 Location: St. Albans Media: Photographic print

Item 9431

The Cruiser, Freeport, April 1859

Contributed by: Freeport Historical Society Date: 1859 Location: Freeport; South Freeport Media: Paper

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Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109946

Preliminary Plan for the Improvement of Back Cove, Portland, 1896

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1896 Location: Portland Client: Town of Portland Architect: Olmsted Brothers

Item 109928

Preliminary Plans for Improvement of Grounds, Augusta, 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1920 Location: Augusta Client: Guy P. Gannett Architect: Olmsted Brothers

Item 109936

Camden Yacht Club Study for Landscape Improvement, Camden, 1947

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1947 Location: Camden Client: Camden Yacht Club Architect: Olmsted Brothers

Online Exhibits

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A Handwritten Community Newspaper

The eight issues of South Freeport's handwritten newspaper, distributed in 1859, provided "general interest and amusement" to the coastal community.

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Doing Good: Medical Stories of Maine

Throughout Maine’s history, individuals have worked to improve and expand medical care, not only for the health of those living in Maine, but for many around the world who need care and help.

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Drawing Together: Art of the Longfellows

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is best know as a poet, but he also was accomplished in drawing and music. He shared his love of drawing with most of his siblings. They all shared the frequent activity of drawing and painting with their children. The extended family included many professional as well as amateur artists, and several architects.

Site Pages

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Old York Historical Society

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

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Pejepscot Historical Society

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Historic Hallowell - Initiative and Self-Improvement

… a group of young men in Hallowell, anxious to improve their minds, organized the Franklin Debating Society.

My Maine Stories

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A New Beginning for Wabanaki Land Relationships
by John Banks

Wabanaki leadership in land stewardship