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Historical Items

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Item 101268

John Hancock on the expansion of military authority, Baltimore, Maryland, 1776

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1776-12-30 Location: Baltimore Media: Ink on paper

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Item 101275

Matthew Thornton on congressional activity, Philadelphia, 1776

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1776-11-12 Location: Philadelphia Media: Ink on paper

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Item 35518

Arthur T. Walden and Chinook, Portland, 1922

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1920 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

Online Exhibits

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John Hancock's Relation to Maine

The president of the Continental Congress and the Declaration's most notable signatory, John Hancock, has ties to Maine through politics, and commercial businesses, substantial property, vacations, and family.


History in Motion: The Era of the Electric Railways

Street railways, whether horse-drawn or electric, required the building of trestles and tracks. The new form of transportation aided industry, workers, vacationers, and other travelers.


The Advent of Green Acre, A Baha'i Center of Learning

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.

Site Pages

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Maine's Road to Statehood - The American Revolution and Early Attempts at Separation - Page 2 of 2

"Maine: A History (Somersworth, NH: New Hampshire Publishing Company, 1973), 107. [5] Falmouth Gazette, 4/30/1785."

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - People Who Called Scarborough Home - Page 1 of 4

"… that he married Stella Langford of Rochester, New Hampshire. Lewis Litchfield, Scarborough, ca."

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Music in Maine - Military Marching Bands

"… Portland Band.” By 1843, members recruited New Hampshire musician Daniel Chandler (1818-1902) to direct the band."