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Historical Items

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Item 26409

Wording Hall, Ricker Classical Institute, Houlton, 1895

Contributed by: Mark & Emily Turner Memorial Library Date: 1895 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 14032

Wording Hall, Ricker Classical Institute, Houlton, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 103830

Ricker Classical Institute music room, Houlton, ca. 1901

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1901 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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The Devil and the Wilderness

Anglo-Americans in northern New England sometimes interpreted their own anxieties about the Wilderness, their faith, and their conflicts with Native Americans as signs that the Devil and his handmaidens, witches, were active in their midst.

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George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.

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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.

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Lubec, Maine - McCurdy Herring Smokehouse - Page 3 of 4

Finally, there was judging when the herring were ready for skinning and packing. Here was vital more of the accumulated understanding passed from…

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Historic Hallowell - A Post-Revolutionary Generation

… sometimes exasperated their neighbors like Judge Daniel Cony, who noted: There is not probably a family on the globe more fond of experimenting…

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Guilford, Maine - Pre-Settlement And The First 100 Years

… following Labor Day and featured livestock judging, horse and oxen pulling, and an assortment of carnival rides and games, while the centerpiece of…