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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


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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.


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.


Holding up the Sky: Wabanaki people, culture, history, and art

Learn about Native diplomacy and obligation by exploring 13,000 years of Wabanaki residence in Maine through 17th century treaties, historic items, and contemporary artworks—from ash baskets to high fashion. Wabanaki voices contextualize present-day relevance and repercussions of 400 years of shared histories between Wabanakis and settlers to their region.

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…

… business,” Abraham Somes met the island’s “Indian Governor” near Southwest Harbor, “bought” land from him for a gallon of rum, and documented the…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Mexico - Page 2 of 3

… to the writing of Anna Virgin Farrington, Indians from the Pennacook tribe had a camp on the mountain in back of what is known as the Ira Wing…