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Historical Items

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Item 13203

Blowing Up of the Fireship Intrepid, Tripoli Harbor, 1804

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1804-09-04 Location: Tripoli Media: Ink on paper

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Item 7486

Slave receipt, 1803

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1804-11-06 Location: Syracuse Media: Ink on paper

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Item 101408

John Quincy Adams regarding Adams' esteem for the Wadsworths, Boston, 1809

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1809-07-11 Location: Boston; Portland Media: Ink on paper

Exhibits

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Exhibit

Navy Firefighting School, Little Chebeague Island

Little Chebeague Island in Casco Bay was home to recreational facilities and a firefighting school for WWII sailors. The school was part of a Navy effort to have non-firefighting personnel knowledgeable in dealing with shipboard fires.

Exhibit

State of Mind: Becoming Maine

The history of the region now known as Maine did not begin at statehood in 1820. What was Maine before it was a state? How did Maine separate from Massachusetts? How has the Maine we experience today been shaped by thousands of years of history?