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Historical Items

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Item 14051

Murder weapon, Bucksport, ca. 1898

Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society Date: circa 1895 Location: Bucksport Media: Wood, metal

Item 74605

Cote murder case, Gorham, 1924

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1924 Location: Gorham Media: Glass Negative

Item 74602

Cote murder case, Gorham, 1924

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1924 Location: Gorham Media: Glass Negative

Exhibits

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Biddeford, Saco and the Textile Industry

The largest textile factory in the country reached seven stories up on the banks of the Saco River in 1825, ushering in more than a century of making cloth in Biddeford and Saco. Along with the industry came larger populations and commercial, retail, social, and cultural growth.

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Father Rasles, the Indians and the English

Father Sebastien Rasle, a French Jesuit, ran a mission for Indians at Norridgewock and, many English settlers believed, encouraged Indian resistance to English settlement. He was killed in a raid on the mission in 1724 that resulted in the remaining Indians fleeing for Canada.

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Father John Bapst: Catholicism's Defender and Promoter

Father John Bapst, a Jesuit, knew little of America or Maine when he arrived in Old Town in 1853 from Switzerland. He built churches and defended Roman Catholics against Know-Nothing activists, who tarred and feathered the priest in Ellsworth in 1854.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - A Murder In Strong

Up until then an accused murderer was considered unworthy to testify. Today, the defendants may testify in their defense, but they cannot be required…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Crime & Disaster - Page 1 of 2

Kirby admitted to both murders before he committed suicide in an Augusta jail cell in 1925. James Mitchell James M.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 22-71

John Black Dr. Moses Adams Mary Adams Adams murder trial John Martin Sr. Solomon Raynes Rebecca Raynes Alonzo Raynes Dilla Snow Dr.

My Maine Stories

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Memories of a mission in Vietnam, January 11, 1970
by SGT. Ronald Santerre, 1st Calvary Division

Extracting villagers from the Viet Cong in Vietnam

Story

A Lifelong Romance with Retail
by George A Smith

Maine's once plentiful small retail stores.