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Historical Items

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Item 78725

President Dwight D. Eisenhower fishing, Little Boy Falls, 1955

Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library Date: 1955 Location: North Oxford Media: Photographic print

Item 78726

President Dwight D. Eisenhower fishing at Little Boy Falls, Oxford, 1955

Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library Date: 1955-06-25 Location: North Oxford Media: Photographic print

Item 78728

President Dwight D. Eisenhower fishing at Little Boy Falls, Oxford, 1955

Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library Date: 1955-06-25 Location: North Oxford Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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From French Canadians to Franco-Americans

French Canadians who emigrated to the Lewiston-Auburn area faced discrimination as children and adults -- such as living in "Little Canada" tenements and being ridiculed for speaking French -- but also adapted to their new lives and sustained many cultural traditions.

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Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

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In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Surry by the Bay - Early Twentieth Century

Young boys searched the woods and fields for all metal and rubber tires. In those days, there was no municipal landfill.

Site Page

Highlighting Historical Hampden - Elusive Championship

X The coach of the 2005 boys’ basketball team was Russ Bartlet, who came on board with plenty of experience.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Ocean View Hotel

And right next door to where that was, there was—Chetwynds have got that little house now, used to be bigger.

My Maine Stories

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Growing up DownEast
by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast

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A Story in a Stick
by Jim Moulton

A story about dowsing for a well in Bowdoin

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A Maine Family's story of being Prisoners of War in Manila
by Nicki Griffin

As a child, born after the war, I would hear these stories - glad they were finally written down