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Historical Items

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Item 100829

GAR ballot box, Pittsfield, ca. 1879

Contributed by: Pittsfield Historical Society Date: circa 1879 Location: Pittsfield Media: Wood, marble

Item 100831

GAR members with families, Pittsfield, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Pittsfield Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Pittsfield Media: Photographic print

Item 100835

GAR Memorial Day badge, Pittsfield, ca. 1904

Contributed by: Pittsfield Historical Society Date: circa 1904 Location: Pittsfield Media: Ink on ribbon, brass

Exhibits

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Civil War Soldiers Impact Pittsfield

Although not everyone in town supported the war effort, more than 200 Pittsfield men served in Civil War regiments. Several reminders of their service remain in the town.

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Graduation Season

Graduations -- and schools -- in the 19th through the first decade of the 20th century often were small affairs and sometimes featured student presentations that demonstrated what they had learned. They were not necessarily held in May or June, what later became the standard "end of the school year."

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Atherton Furniture

LeBaron Atherton's furniture empire consisted of ten stores, four of which were in Maine. The photos are reminiscent of a different era in retailing.

Site Pages

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Pittsfield Historical Society

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Maine Central Institute

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Early Maine Photography - Landscape Photography - Page 1 of 2

… Photography Connor and Hathorn Building, Pittsfield, ca. 1860Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society Early outdoor photographs are…