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Historical Items

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Item 67343

Purse seining off Swan's Island, 1999

Contributed by: Swan's Island Educational Society Date: 1999 Location: Swan's Island Media: Photographic print

Item 67344

Roger May and fellow fishermen purse seining, Swan's Island, 1999

Contributed by: Swan's Island Educational Society Date: 1999 Location: Swan's Island Media: Photographic print

Item 14052

Purse Belonging to Sarah Ware

Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society Date: circa 1895 Location: Bucksport Media: Leather

Exhibits

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Exhibit

Gifts From Gluskabe: Maine Indian Artforms

According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Holding up the Sky: Wabanaki people, culture, history, and art

Learn about Native diplomacy and obligation by exploring 13,000 years of Wabanaki residence in Maine through 17th century treaties, historic items, and contemporary artworks—from ash baskets to high fashion. Wabanaki voices contextualize present-day relevance and repercussions of 400 years of shared histories between Wabanakis and settlers to their region.

Site Pages

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Islanders at Work

Purse seining off Swan's Island, 1999Item Contributed bySwan's Island Educational Society Roger May and fellow fishermen purse seining, Swan's…

Site Page

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - I. Headwaters of a community: Sowacatuck, Chouacoet, and the sea

… Chouacoet, and the sea Wabanaki beaded purse, ca. 1870Item Contributed byHudson Museum, Univ.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - …then came the settlers…

… Desert Island’s first white settler Beaded purse, ca. 1880Item Contributed byAbbe Museum Late in life ca.

My Maine Stories

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Story

Mali Agat (Molly Ockett) the famous Wabanaki "Doctress"
by Maine Historical Society

Pigwacket Molly Ockett, healing, and cultural ecological knowledge

Story

Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES
by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne

Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII