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Historical Items

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Item 18832

Crooked knife, Houlton, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1880 Location: Houlton Media: Wood, steel

Item 18833

Crooked knife, Houlton, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Houlton Media: Steel, wood

Item 16370

Jungle Knife, 1942

Contributed by: Lisbon Historical Society Date: 1942 Location: Lisbon Falls Media: Metal

Exhibits

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A Celebration of Skilled Artisans

The Maine Charitable Mechanic Association, an organization formed to promote and support skilled craftsmen, celebrated civic pride and members' trades with a parade through Portland on Oct. 8, 1841 at which they displayed 17 painted linen banners with graphic and textual representations of the artisans' skills.

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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.

Exhibit

Extracting Wealth

Maine's natural resources -- granite, limestone and slate in particular -- along with its excellent ports made it a leader in mining and production of the valuable building materials. Stone work also attracted numerous skilled immigrants.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Indians & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album

… Rusticators Indian Encampment Album Crooked knife, Penobscot, 19th century Item 80751 infoAbbe Museum Crooked Knife Penobscot 19th…

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony

… Tools Found in the Swedish Colony Crooked knife, Stockholm. c.1930 Item 19528 infoStockholm Historical Society Carving knives that they…

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Historic Hallowell - Industrial Recources

… Iron, Jerry Iron, Nog, Oker, Pitch Ladle, Racing Knife, Reeming Iron, and Wrung Staff. Now here are the descriptions of each tool.

My Maine Stories

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Story

Baxter State Park and Burton W. Howe
by Jason Howe

Formation of Baxter State Park and the involvement of Burton W. Howe of Patten

Story

Cleaning Fish or How Grandfather and Grandmother got by
by Randy Randall

Grandfather and Grandmother subsisted on the fish Grandfather caught, not always legally.

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The best lobster roll in Maine!
by Debbie Gagnon

The history of Red's Eats and the recipe for our famous Lobster Rolls