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Item 17971

Pioneer Dale, Searsport, ca. 1965

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society

Date: circa 1965

Location: Searsport

Media: Photographic print

Item 17981

Pioneer Dale, Searsport, ca. 1965

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society

Date: circa 1965

Location: Searsport

Media: Photographic print

Item 16795

Pioneer Club, Presque Isle, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Presque Isle Historical Society

Date: circa 1915

Location: Presque Isle

Media: Photographic print

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Exhibit

Otis Falls Pulp & Paper Mill, Livermore Falls, ca. 1896

Jay & Livermore Falls, Pioneers in Paper Making

Alvin Record and Hugh J. Chisholm were instrumental in building paper mills in Jay, Livermore, and Livermore Falls. The two industrialists helped make the towns prosperous.

Exhibit

Samantha Smith, Manchester, 1983

Samantha Smith's Questions

Samantha Smith, a Manchester schoolgirl, gained international fame in 1983 by asking Soviet leader Yuri Andropov whether he intended to start a nuclear war and then visiting the Soviet Union to be reassured that no one there wanted war.

Exhibit

William Neptune, Portland, 1920

Indians at the Centennial

Passamaquoddy Indians from Washington County traveled to Portland in 1920 to take part in the Maine Centennial Exposition. They set up an "Indian Village" at Deering Oaks Park.

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Site Page

Lincoln, Maine - That Pioneer Spirit

That Pioneer Spirit written by Bonnie Gray and Dottie Murchison revisions by Jeannette King, Mark Koscuiszka, Julie Housum, and Donna Vigue…

Site Page

Pioneer Club, Presque Isle, ca. 1915

Presque Isle: The Star City - Pioneer Club, Presque Isle, ca. 1915

Forbes. Seated is Rev G. Park. The Presque Isle Pioneer Club was organized in June 1915 by the remaining living pioneers of the town.

Site Page

Presque Isle: The Star City - Mark and Emily Turner Memorial Library

It started in 1847, when pioneers were interested in library service. The group organizing the library was the called Half and Half Club.

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Story

Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES

by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne


Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII