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Historical Items

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Item 65077

Playing dress-up on Cousins Island, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Yarmouth Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Yarmouth Media: Photographic print

Item 22816

Maine Street, Brunswick, ca. 1889

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society Date: circa 1889 Location: Brunswick Media: Photographic print

Item 98834

Lobster Pound, Lincolnville Beach, ca. 1948

Contributed by: Penobscot Marine Museum Date: circa 1948 Location: Lincolnville Media: Glass Negative

Exhibits

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Exhibit

A Craze for Cycling

Success at riding a bike mirrored success in life. Bicycling could bring families together. Bicycling was good for one's health. Bicycling was fun. Bicycles could go fast. Such were some of the arguments made to induce many thousands of people around Maine and the nation to take up the new pastime at the end of the nineteenth century.

Exhibit

Civil Defense: Fear and Safety

In the 1950s and the 1960s, Maine's Civil Defense effort focused on preparedness for hurricanes, floods and other natural disasters and a more global concern, nuclear war. Civil Defense materials urged awareness, along with measures like storing food and other staple items and preparing underground or other shelters.

Exhibit

Home: The Longfellow House & the Emergence of Portland

The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

For the first time theatrical productions, indoor sporting events and hot lunches could occur in the school facilities.

Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - 1951 School

For the first time theatrical productions, indoor sporting events and hot lunches could occur in the school facilities.

Site Page

Presque Isle: The Star City - Presque Isle Outdoor Pool

The city’s second pool, the Indoor Pool, was built in 1978 on the grounds of the Northern Maine Fair and opened to the public in 1979.

My Maine Stories

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Story

My father's world - the old farm in Richmond, Maine
by Donald C. Cunningham

A story about my father and our family.