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Item 15841

Bittersweet, Eliot,1910

Contributed by: William Fogg Library Date: 1910 Location: Eliot Media: Postcard

Item 6191

Moses Gerrish Farmer, 1820-1893

Contributed by: Eliot Baha'i Archives Date: circa 1860 Location: Eliot Media: Photographic print

Item 15822

Rosemary Cottage, Eliot, ca. 1900

Contributed by: William Fogg Library Date: circa 1900 Location: Eliot Media: Postcard


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The Advent of Green Acre Baha'i School

The Green Acre Baha’i School began as Green Acre Conferences, established by Sarah Jane Farmer in Eliot. She later became part of the Baha'i Faith and hosted speakers and programs that promoted peace. In 1912, the leader of the Baha'i Faith, 'Abdu'l-Baha, visited Green Acre, where hundreds saw him speak.


In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.


Rumford's Notable Citizens in the Civil War

A number of Rumford area residents played important roles during the Civil War -- and in the community afterwards. Among these are William King Kimball, who commanded the 12th Maine for much of the war.

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Surry by the Bay - Nineteenth Century

… were mainly impoverished squatters surviving as farmers, hunters, fisherman.Theirs is partly a story of discrimination; they were often referred to…

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Surry by the Bay - Phebe Fowler: A Woman of Property

… 19th century, Phebe’s brothers were fishermen and farmers. Her brother Abraham became the proprietor of a successful shipyard in Ellsworth.

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Surry by the Bay - Surry Opera Company

… the Presumptuous Opera Company Walter Nowick--farmer, Juilliard-trained pianist, Zen teacher, son of Russian immigrants, witness to the aftermath…