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Historical Items

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Item 26621

The Daniel Morse House, Thomaston, ca. 1960s

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1960 Location: Thomaston Media: Photographic print

Item 23480

Miniature rootclub, ca. 1850

Contributed by: Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine Date: circa 1850 Location: Penobscot Media: Wood

Exhibits

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Gifts From Gluskabe: Maine Indian Artforms

According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.

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Amazing! Maine Stories

These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.

Exhibit

400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most debated topics of debate in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people--the Wabanaki--permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Indian Encampment: Behind the Scenes

The Indian Encampment: Behind the Scenes Indian encampment, Bar Harbor, 1881Item Contributed byAbbe Museum All the cooking at the Indian

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - …then came the settlers…

… staves, and shingles needed for boats, dwellings, barns, fences, and barrels. They cut hay in the salt marshes and turned ancient forest trails…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Mexico - Page 2 of 3

… and hauled my load up to the hill beyond Babcocks barn when his steers swung and broke my sled tongue.