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Historical Items

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Item 31747

Powder House Hill, Hallowell, 1938

Contributed by: Hubbard Free Library Date: 1938-05-18 Location: Hallowell Media: Photographic print

Item 59805

Powder House Hill graduation picnic, Farmington State Normal School 1914

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: 1914-06-06 Location: Farmington Media: Photographic print

Item 99133

Charcoal House, Oriental Powder Mills, Gorham and Windham, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Windham; Gorham Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Home: The Longfellow House & the Emergence of Portland

The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.

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Art of the People: Folk Art in Maine

For many different reasons people saved and carefully preserved the objects in this exhibit. Eventually, along with the memories they hold, the objects were passed to the Maine Historical Society. Object and memory, serve as a powerful way to explore history and to connect to the lives of people in the past.

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Fallen Heroes: Those Who Gave Their Lives: World War II

At least twenty-three Jewish men from Maine died in the military during World War II. Photographs and other memorabilia are available for fewer than half of them. Read more about them.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Hampden Town House, 1849

House in Hampden has to this day a quantity of powder & balls which were deposited there by the fathers of this section which were on the ground in…

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Historic Hallowell - Ice Cutting and Ice Houses on the Bombahook

Occasionally, brick or stone-walled ice houses were built into a bank of earth with an entrance facing the north.

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Historic Hallowell - Ice Cutting and Ice Houses on the Bombahook

Occasionally, brick or stone-walled ice houses were built into a bank of earth with an entrance facing the north.