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Historical Items

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Item 14270

Hose 8 Fireman's Leather Hat

Contributed by: Hose 5 Fire Museum Date: 1880 Location: Bangor Media: Leather

Item 16983

Leather slitting cutter

Contributed by: Davistown Museum Date: circa 1826 Media: Steel, iron, brass, and rosewood

Item 74513

Electrical worker leather gloves, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Media: Suede

Tax Records

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Item 63334

205-207 Middle Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Joseph S. Bernstein Use: Print Shop & Store

Online Exhibits

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Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.

Exhibit

Skiing Pleasant Mountain

By the second half of the 20th century, skiing began to enjoy unprecedented popularity. Pleasant Mountain in Bridgton (later Shawnee Peak) was Maine's foremost place to join the fun in the 1950s and 1960s.

Exhibit

Northern Threads: Penobscot mocassins

A themed exhibit vignette within "Northern Threads, Part I," about telling stories through Indigenous clothing, featuring an essay by Jennifer Sapiel Neptune (Penobscot.)

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Brackleys

produced bottle caps for English Leather cologne and aftershave lotion. The cap was lathe-turned to shape and finished with clear lacquer, then a…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

produced bottle caps for English Leather cologne and aftershave lotion. The cap was lathe-turned to shape and finished with clear lacquer, then a…

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Historic Hallowell - Cascade Hand Tub

… strokes per minute, they pumped water through a leather hose. The Cascade Hand Tub was nothing like the fire engines used today.

My Maine Stories

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Story

A Story in a Stick
by Jim Moulton

A story about dowsing for a well in Bowdoin

Story

Harold's Garage, Rome Hollow, Maine
by Mimi C

Story about Harold Hawes, owner of Harold's garage and self-styled auctioneer in Rome Hollow, Maine