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Historical Items

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Mystery Corner Item

Item 104787

Ruth Nichols, Clarence Chamberlain, and unidentified pilot, ca. 1935

Mystery Corner Item Do you know where this was taken and who the middle person is?

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: circa 1935 Media: Glass Negative

Item 33525

Pilots Grill, Bangor, 1940

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1940 Location: Bangor Media: Postcard

Item 73623

Pilots, Old Orchard, 1924

Contributed by: An individual through Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1924 Location: Old Orchard Beach Media: Glass Negative

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109257

Pilot's Grill drawings, Bangor, 1945-1957

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1945–1957 Location: Bangor Client: Pilot's Grill Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell

Item 111130

Tool shed for John Calvin Stevens, Cape Elizabeth, 1978

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1978-05-31 Location: Cape Elizabeth Client: John Calvin Stevens, II Architect: John Calvin Stevens, II

Online Exhibits

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World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.


Fallen Heroes: Maine's Jewish Sailors and Soldiers

Thirty-four young Jewish men from Maine died in the service of their country in the two World Wars. This project, including a Maine Memory Network exhibit, is meant to say a little something about some of them. More than just names on a public memorial marker or grave stone, these men were getting started in adult life. They had newly acquired high school and college diplomas, they had friends, families and communities who loved and valued them, and felt the losses of their deaths.


Maine Eats: the food revolution starts here

From Maine's iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine's identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine's culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.

Site Pages

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Aviation

"Famous pilots such as Charles Lindbergh and Frances Grayson made stops in Maine, specifically in Old Orchard Beach for events, or for several…"

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Original Mount Desert Island Pilot Project (2006)

"… Project (2006) This project began as part of the pilot phase of what would become the Maine Community Heritage Project of the Maine Historical…"

My Maine Stories

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The Pilots Grill, Bangor
by Rodney Duplisea

Memories of the Pilots Grill in Bangor


Welcome home Sgt. Cunningham
by Donald C Cunningham

It was great to be back in Maine.


We Are An Ordinary Family
by Catherine

Maine's abolitionists offer an answer to my questions about my family's experiences.