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Historical Items

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Item 9268

Lewiston Public Library, Lewiston, ca. 1974

Contributed by: Lewiston Public Library Date: circa 1974 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 27920

Library Park, Bath, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Patten Free Library Date: circa 1905 Location: Bath Media: Postcard

Item 31524

Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland, ca. 1988

Contributed by: Prince Memorial Library Date: circa 1988 Location: Cumberland Media: Photographic print

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109735

Lewiston Public Library, Lewiston, 1901-1902

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1901–1902 Location: Lewiston; Lewiston Owner: City of Lewiston Commission Type: Architecture

Exhibits

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Educating Oneself: Carnegie Libraries

Industrialist Andrew Carnegie gave grants for 20 libraries in Maine between 1897 and 1912, specifying that the town own the land, set aside funds for maintenance, have room to expand -- and offer library services at no charge.

Exhibit

Student Exhibit: Can You Help Our Free Skowhegan Public Library?

The Skowhegan Free Public Library was built in 1889 with money donated by Abner Coburn and the town of Skowhegan. Mr. Coburn left $30,000 in his will towards the building of the library. In 2005, for the library to fully keep up with their programs need to make some renovations. These changes would allow for more use of technology, more room for children's programs, and provide handicap accessibility.

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Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.

Site Pages

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Norway Memorial Library

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Patten Free Library

Another person to mention in this article is the creator of the statue in the park, The Spirit of the Sea. This statue was built by William Zorach.

My Maine Stories

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Story

My career working at Pepperell Mills in the Vellux Division
by David Bishop

My 35 years working in the Vellux blanket division of Pepperell Mills, Biddeford.

Story

Monument Square 1967
by C. Michael Lewis

The background story and research behind a commissioned painting of Monument Square.

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