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Item 103776

James B. Morrill, West Falmouth, 1935

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1935-06-15 Location: West Falmouth Media: Glass Negative

Item 103946

Roland Norcross, Winthrop, 1925

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1925-05-21 Location: Winthrop Media: Glass Negative

Item 29272

Cover, 'Mary Bean or the Mysterious Murder,' 1851

Contributed by: New Hampshire Historical Society Date: 1851 Location: Biddeford; Boston Media: Ink on paper


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Mural mystery in Westport Island's Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House

The Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House, a well-preserved Greek Revival house on Westport Island, has a mystery contained within--a panoramic narrative mural. The floor-to-ceiling mural contains eight painted panels that create a colorful coastal seascape which extends through the front hallway and up the stairwell. The name of the itinerant painter has been lost over time, can you help us solve the mystery of who he or she was?


Lillian Nordica: Farmington Diva

Lillian Norton, known as Nordica, was one of the best known sopranos in America and the world at the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth centuries. She was a native of Farmington.


La Basilique Lewiston

Like many cities in France, Lewiston and Auburn's skylines are dominated by a cathedral-like structure, St. Peter and Paul Church. Now designated a basilica by the Vatican, it stands as a symbol of French Catholic contributions to the State of Maine.

Site Pages

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - History Detectives

The club met after school to solve 'mysteries' with island artifacts, play games, work on exhibits, act out historical scenes, and learn from local…

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Early Maine Photography - Human Interest

… portrayed their subjects with a touch of humor, mystery, or charm. Four tintypes in the Maine Historical Society Collection depict pairs of women…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Oak Hotel

The burning of the Oak Hotel is still a mystery. Eleven years later, in 1986, the Aroostook County Federal Savings and Loan Association purchased…

My Maine Stories

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Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life