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Historical Items

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Item 15059

Rounding plane, ca. 1760

Contributed by: Davistown Museum Date: circa 1760 Media: Wood, steel blade

Item 11498

Wood smoothing plane, ca. 1850

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1850 Location: Littleton Media: Wood

Item 15057

Moulding plane, ca. 1820

Contributed by: Davistown Museum Date: circa 1820 Location: Bangor Media: Beech, steel blade

Tax Records

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Item 86139

Mill, Browns Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: F E Irvin Lumber Company Use: Mill - Planing

Item 53864

281 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Richardson Wharf Company Use: Garage

Item 64416

Mill, Morrill Street (rear), Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: G.A. Crosman & Sons Co. Use: Mill - Planing

Online Exhibits

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We Saw Lindbergh!

Following his historic flight across the Atlantic in May 1927, aviator Charles Lindbergh commenced a tour across America, greeted by cheering crowds at every stop. He was a day late for his speaking engagement in Portland, due to foggy conditions. Elise Fellows White wrote in her diary about seeing Lindbergh and his plane.


A Parade, an Airplane and Two Weddings

Two couples, a parade from downtown Caribou to the airfield, and two airplane flights were the scene in 1930 when the couples each took off in a single-engine plane to tie the knot high over Aroostook County.


Photojournalism & the 1936 Flood

Photojournalism & the 1936 Flood examines the monumental destruction caused by the historic flood of 1936 through the comprehensive and innovative photojournalism done by the Guy Gannett Publishing Company in the weeks surrounding the flood.

Site Pages

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Lincoln, Maine - Roger Weatherbee of Lincoln in his P-51 H fighter plane, 1946

"Roger and his P-51 plane has been talked about since that momentous day and now a model of this plane, upside down, hangs in a corner of a room in…"

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Lockheed 10A, Presque Isle, 1940

"This was the same model plane as was flown by Amelia Earhart. The photo was taken in August 1940, just before the airfield became an Army Air Base…"

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Aviation

"… travel intently, William Howard Gannett flew his plane all over the world and even sent back international news to Guy's papers."

My Maine Stories

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Protesters spit on me as a Vietnam Veteran
by Joseph Rocque Jr.

I will never forget the horror of seeing all the protestors greeting my plane returning from Vietnam


Welcome home Sgt. Cunningham
by Donald C Cunningham

It was great to be back in Maine.


Childhood Memories of Learning to Swim on Rangeley Lake
by Betty C.

Betty's two older sisters taught her how to swim on Rangeley Lake.