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Keywords: Margaret Chase Smith

Historical Items

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Margaret Chase Smith as a baby

Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library Date: 1898 Location: Skowhegan Media: Photographic print

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Margaret Chase Smith for President Campaign Button, 1964

Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library Date: 1964 Location: Skowhegan Media: Metal backed pin with plastic coated photograph

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Margaret Chase Smith shows off Telstar

Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library Date: 1962-08-01 Location: Skowhegan; Andover Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Margaret Chase Smith: A Historic Candidacy

When she announced her candidacy for President in January 1964, three-term Republican Senator Margaret Chase Smith became the first woman to seek the nomination of one of the two major political parties.


Presidents and Campaigns

Several Mainers have run for president or vice president, a number of presidents, past presidents, and future presidents have had ties to the state or visited here, and, during campaign season, many presidential candidates and their family members have brought their campaigns to Maine.


Maine Politicians, National Leaders

From the early days of Maine statehood to the present, countless Maine politicians have made names for themselves on the national stage.

Site Pages

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Margaret Chase Smith Library

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Historic Hallowell - Hall-Dale 7th Grade Team 2011

… Pomerleau Tucker Real Ryan Sinclair Marissa Smith Terrell Smith Aaron Sousa Natalie St. Hilaire Shania St.

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Water Transportation

Margaret Chase Smith Ferry, ca. 2000Islesboro Historical Society On December 1, 1987, a new ferry, the Margaret Chase Smith was put into service.

My Maine Stories

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My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima


Bob Hodge:A rocky road to become Biddeford school superintendent
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

The son of immigrants, Bob's hard work and determination leads to a life of community service.


Ted Truman (Throumoulos): A treasure trove of stories
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

A son of Greek immigrants’ insight into his entrepreneurial family, culture and life experiences