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Item 11792

General Dwight D. Eisenhower button

Contributed by: Abel J. Morneault Memorial Library Date: circa 1950 Media: Tin, plastic

Item 78725

President Dwight D. Eisenhower fishing, Little Boy Falls, 1955

Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library Date: 1955 Location: North Oxford Media: Photographic print

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President Dwight D. Eisenhower preparing to board a boat, Rangeley Lakes, 1955

Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library Date: 1955 Location: Rangeley Region Media: Photographic print


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Presidents and Campaigns

Several Mainers have run for president or vice president, a number of presidents, past presidents, and future presidents have had ties to the state or visited here, and, during campaign season, many presidential candidates and their family members have brought their campaigns to Maine.


Port of Portland's Custom House and Collectors of Customs

The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage.


Maine Eats: the food revolution starts here

From Maine's iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine's identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine's culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.

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Guilford, Maine - Veterans Tributes - Page 2 of 2

Eisenhower who appointed her as his personal and confidential secretary. For ten months she worked at his side on Operation Overlord, the planning…