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Historical Items

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Item 31842

Walnut Hill School, North Yarmouth, 1935

Contributed by: North Yarmouth Historical Society Date: 1935 Location: North Yarmouth Media: Photographic print

Item 31849

Dunn's Corner School, North Yarmouth, Nov. 4, 1909

Contributed by: North Yarmouth Historical Society Date: 1909-11-04 Location: North Yarmouth Media: Photographic print

Item 34030

Map of North Yarmouth. 1871

Contributed by: North Yarmouth Historical Society Date: 1871 Location: North Yarmouth Media: Ink on paper

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 111132

Farm house addition for E. Woodward, North Yarmouth, 1983-1985

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1983–1985 Location: North Yarmouth Client: E. Woodward Architect: John Calvin Stevens, II

Online Exhibits

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Guarding Maine Rail Lines

Black soldiers served in Maine during World War II, assigned in small numbers throughout the state to guard Grand Trunk rail lines from a possible German attack. The soldiers, who lived in railroad cars near their posts often interacted with local residents.


Colonial Cartography: The Plymouth Company Maps

The Plymouth Company (1749-1816) managed one of the very early land grants in Maine along the Kennebec River. The maps from the Plymouth Company's collection of records constitute some of the earliest cartographic works of colonial America.


Umbazooksus & Beyond

Visitors to the Maine woods in the early twentieth century often recorded their adventures in private diaries or journals and in photographs. Their remembrances of canoeing, camping, hunting and fishing helped equate Maine with wilderness.

Site Pages

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Yarmouth Historical Society

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Exhibits

Exhibits "Main Streets" of North Yarmouth and Cumberland Brothers of the Civil War Cumberland's Prince Memorial Library : Evolution of a…

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Welcome

… website – we’re glad you found us! Ancient North Yarmouth, the original 1680 plantation in the Province of Maine, spawned seven towns including…

My Maine Stories

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A first encounter with Bath and its wonderful history
by John Decker

Visiting the Maine Maritime Museum as part of a conference


Reverend Thomas Smith of First Parish Portland
by Kristina Minister, Ph.D.

Pastor, Physician, Real Estate Speculator, and Agent for Wabanaki Genocide


History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

This is a history of one of Portland's oldest local bars

Lesson Plans

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Lesson Plan

An Exploration into Maine's History

Grade Level: 3-5 Content Area: Social Studies
This investigation was designed to utilize the resources of the Maine Memory Network and the Library of Congress. Students will have the opportunity to create their own albums from MMN, research their local history, and that of the state of Maine. This is a progressive approach that begins with an investigation into Yarmouth, Maine’s history, however, it could easily be adapted for any home town. Part of the exploration includes suggested visits to the local historical society and discussions with the school historian. The creative writing piece calls for students to become someone who lived in their town 100 years ago; they find the information they need be research on MMN and the Library of Congress and then write and share their stories. Along each step of the way, students created, saved, and shared albums of materials related to their research and work on MMN. The second part of this lesson is designed to coincide with the study of the history of the state of Maine and of the United States.