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Historical Items

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Item 17119

Leonard Woods letter to John Fogg, 1846

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1846 Location: Brunswick Media: Ink on paper

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Item 13304

Pearce Woods, Houlton, 1890

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: 1890 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 17120

Leonard Woods, Brunswick, 1881

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1881 Location: Brunswick Media: Ink on paper

Tax Records

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Item 84589

Sterling property, Woods Road, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Sarah S. Sterling Use: Woodshed

Item 100635

Sterling property, Woods Road, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Sarah S. Sterling Use: Dwelling

Item 100637

Sterling property, Woods Road, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Sarah S. Sterling Use: Storage

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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Laboring in Maine

Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.

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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.

Site Pages

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Friends of Wood Island Light

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Wood Products of Strong

For a time birch pulp wood was shipped from Maine to him in Boston, but he soon realized that he needed to relocate his operations to a site where…

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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My Maine Stories

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My 40 years in Forestry and the Paper Industry in Maine
by Donna Cassese

I was the first female forester hired by Scott Paper and continue to find new uses for wood.

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Mark Plummer, golfer from Maine
by Mark Plummer

Amateur golfer from Maine, Mark Plummer discussed his golf career and life lessons

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Moving from Washington to Maine with the Navy
by Tom Jarvis

Maine's forests, mill history, and volunteer work keep me here

Lesson Plans

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Longfellow's Ripple Effect: Journaling With the Poet - "The Fire of Drift-Wood"

Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12, Postsecondary Content Area: English Language Arts, Social Studies
This lesson is part of a series of six lesson plans that will give students the opportunity to become familiar with the works of Longfellow while reflecting upon how his works speak to their own experiences.