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Historical Items

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Item 8931

Diving tower

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Portland Media: Photoprint

Item 7299

Gore School, Otisfield, ca. 1921

Contributed by: Otisfield Historical Society Date: circa 1921 Location: Otisfield; Otisfield Media: Photographic print

Item 31240

Hook and ladder at Pickering Square fire, Bangor, 1891

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1891-03-29 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Most Inconvenient Storm

A Portland newspaper wrote about an ice storm of January 28, 1886 saying, "The city of Portland was visited yesterday by the most inconvenient storm of the season."

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Looking Out: Maine's Fire Towers

Maine, the most heavily forested state in the nation, had the first continuously operational fire lookout tower, beginning a system of fire prevention that lasted much of the twentieth century.

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400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most debated topics of debate in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people--the Wabanaki--permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.

Site Pages

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Guilford, Maine - Around Town By: Piscataquis Community Middle School Students

To the left, sitting on the ladder is J. A. Davidson, Supervisor. Submitted by: Zachery Pratt

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Lincoln, Maine - Primary school on School Street, Lincoln, ca. 1905

A man is climbing up a ladder next to the school, and there are many carts and wagons with spectators.

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Bar Harbor Fire Department

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