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Item 22203

Christy McHugh, Carroll, New Hampshire, 1951

Contributed by: Tom Bennett through Ski Museum of Maine Date: 1951 Location: Carroll Media: Photographic print

Item 17511

Dearborn Inn, Kearsarge, New Hampshire

Contributed by: An individual through Fryeburg Historical Society Date: circa 1947 Location: Kearsarge Media: Photographic print

Item 100291

Martha J. Moulton letter about mill work, New Hampshire, 1852

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1852-05-23 Media: Ink on paper

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Patriotism Shared

Post office clerks began collecting strong red, white, and blue string, rolling it onto a ball and passing it on to the next post office to express their support for the Union effort in the Civil War. Accompanying the ball was this paper scroll on which the clerks wrote messages and sometimes drew images.


Hiking, Art and Science: Portland's White Mountain Club

In 1873, a group of men, mostly from Portland, formed the second known hiking club in the U.S., the White Mountain Club of Portland, to carry out their scientific interests, their love of hiking and camaraderie, and their artistic interests in painting and drawing the features of several of the White Mountains.


Hannibal Hamlin of Paris Hill

2009 marked the bicentennials of the births of Abraham Lincoln and his first vice president, Hannibal Hamlin of Maine. To observe the anniversary, Paris Hill, where Hamlin was born and raised, honored the native statesman and recalled both his early life in the community and the mark he made on Maine and the nation.

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New Hampshire Historical Society

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - West New Portland Village

It was later sold to a New Hampshire company and the mill was known as Dirigo Dowel. The following is a list of the people and businesses that were…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Scarborough Marsh: "Land of Much Grass" - Page 4 of 4

… of a Salt Marsh Farmer.” Seabrook, New Hampshire: Historical Society of Seabrook, New Hampshire, 1983. Fogg, John D., and Anne Bridges.

My Maine Stories

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How Mon-Oncle France came to Les-√Čtats
by Michael Parent

How Mon-Oncle France came to the United States.


Mali Agat (Molly Ockett) the famous Wabanaki "Doctress"
by Maine Historical Society

Pigwacket Molly Ockett, healing, and cultural ecological knowledge


Learning to fly and instructing cadets at West Point during WWII
by Vera Cleaves

West Point during World War II