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Historical Items

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Item 7756

Explosion Ticket, Kittery, 1905

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1905-07-22 Location: Kittery; Portsmouth; Kittery; Portsmouth Media: Ink on paper

Item 112084

Pejepscot Company Records, Volume 1B, 1741-1814

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1741–1814 Location: Brunswick; Georgetown; Topsham Media: Ink on paper

Item 112083

Pejepscot Company Records, Volume 1A, 1683-1814

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1683–1814 Location: Brunswick Media: Ink on paper

Online Exhibits

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Capturing Arts and Artists in the 1930s

Emmie Bailey Whitney of the Lewiston Journal Saturday Magazine and her husband, noted amateur photographer G. Herbert Whitney, captured in words and photographs the richness of Maine's arts scene during the Great Depression.


Poland Spring: Summering in Fashion

During the Gilded Age at the end of the nineteenth century, Americans sought to leave increasing urban, industrialized lives for the health and relaxation of the country. The Poland Spring resort, which offered a beautiful setting, healing waters, and many amenities, was one popular destination.


Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Economic History of Main Street, Northeast Harbor - Page 1 of 3

Between 1880 and 1890, the pasture was transformed into what we now know as Main Street. Mary Cabot Wheelwright (1878-1958) recalls, “I can remember…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - History Overview

… number of major businesses left town for greener pastures. Sears, Newberry’s, W.T. Grant’s and Senter’s moved to Cook’s Corner or downtown…