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Historical Items

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Item 104209

Central Maine Fair flyer, Waterville, 1921

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1921 Location: Waterville Media: Ink on paper

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Item 74759

Maine Yankee reactor pit construction, Wiscasset, 1968

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1968 Location: Wiscasset Media: Photographic print

Item 74758

Maine Yankee brochure, Wiscasset, 1975

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1975 Location: Wiscasset Media: Ink on paper

Tax Records

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Item 82915

8th Maine Regimental Assoc. property, S. Side 8th Maine Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: 8th Maine Regimental Assoc. Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 82922

Clough property, 8th Maine Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mary D. Clough Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 82888

Bates property, Eight Maine Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Carrie J. Bates Use: Summer Dwelling

Exhibits

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Amazing! Maine Stories

These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.

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The Shape of Maine

The boundaries of Maine are the product of international conflict, economic competition, political fights, and contested development. The boundaries are expressions of human values; people determined the shape of Maine.

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John Hancock's Relation to Maine

The president of the Continental Congress and the Declaration's most notable signatory, John Hancock, has ties to Maine through politics, and commercial businesses, substantial property, vacations, and family.

Site Pages

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Early Maine Photography - MHS Early Maine Photography

MHS Early Maine Photography Maine Historical Society (MHS) started collecting photographs during the 19th century, as the medium grew in popularity…

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Early Maine Photography - Early Maine Photographs

Early Maine Photographs Ellen, William Pitt Preble, and Stephen Longfellow, Portland, ca. 1853Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society…

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Early Maine Photography - War

… Revolution passed away, more than 70,000 men from Maine fought in the Civil War to preserve the Union and end slavery.

My Maine Stories

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The story behind David Moses Bridges' basket
by Patricia Ayala Rocabado

The story behind David Moses Bridges' (1962-2017) birch bark basket

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Maine family across the USA
by James Burton Wengler (Robinson)

A Maine family scattered across the USA

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What Maine Means to Me
by Nicolette B. Meister

How a friendship created a lifelong love of Maine.