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Historical Items

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Item 28389

Laying water main, Lubec, 1941

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1941 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Item 81554

Portland Water District Casco Street Office, Portland, 1964

Contributed by: Portland Water District Date: circa 1964 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 82149

Sebago Lake Water Transmission Line 1912

Contributed by: Portland Water District Date: circa 1912 Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.

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This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War

For Mainers like many other people in both the North and the South, the Civil War, which lasted from 1861-1865, had a profound effect on their lives. Letters, artifacts, relics, and other items saved by participants at home and on the battlefield help illuminate the nature of the Civil War experience for Mainers.

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The Schooner Bowdoin: Ninety Years of Seagoing History

After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner <em>Bowdoin,</em> which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.

Site Pages

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Portland Water District

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Caribou Public Library

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Bangor Public Library

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My Maine Stories

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Pandemic ruminations and the death of Rose Cleveland
by Tilly Laskey

Correlations between the 1918 and 2020 Pandemics

Story

My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima