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Historical Items

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Item 19410

Grange membership application, Farmington, 1956

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1956 Location: Farmington; Brewer Media: Ink on paper

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Item 19412

Student Grange membership application, 1961

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1961-06-06 Location: Farmington; Brewer Media: Ink on paper

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Item 19409

Hiawatha Grange membership application, Farmington, 1968

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1968-02-23 Location: Farmington; Brewer Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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The Irish on the Docks of Portland

Many of the dockworkers -- longshoremen -- in Portland were Irish or of Irish descent. The Irish language was spoken on the docks and Irish traditions followed, including that of giving nicknames to the workers, many of whose given names were similar.

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Memorializing Civil War Veterans: Portland & Westbrook

Three cemeteries -- all of which were in Westbrook during the Civil War -- contain headstones of Civil War soldiers. The inscriptions and embellishments on the stones offer insight into sentiments of the eras when the soldiers died.

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The Jews of Maine

Like other immigrant groups, Jews came to Maine to make a living and enjoy the natural and cultural environment. Their experiences have been shaped by their occupational choices, Jewish values and, until recently, experiences of anti-Semitism.

Site Pages

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Life membership certificate, Farmington Public Library Association, 1917

Life membership certificate, Farmington Public Library Association, 1917 Contributed by Farmington Public Library Description In the early…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Thursday Club

Thursday Club Thursday Club membership, Biddeford, 1929 Item 31633 infoBiddeford Historical Society The women of the club were typically…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… but due to economic reasons and declining membership the church was decommissioned and sold in 1951.

My Maine Stories

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How the first chapter Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine
by Doug Rawlings

Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine and is now an international movement